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Mega Millions numbers announced

Mega Millions numbers announced

According to NPR, the winning ticket for the $1.6 billion Mega Millions draw was sold in SC.

While the spotlight has mostly been on the Mega Millions game, the Powerball jackpot has also been surging.

Wednesday's Powerball lottery prize stands at $620-million (R8.8-billion), making it the fifth-largest jackpot in U.S. history, after no one got all six numbers in Saturday's drawing.

California has revealed that there have been eight nearly winning tickets which have matched five of the six numbers.

One thing we know is there was no victor in California.

The jackpot numbers were: 28, 70, 5, 62, 65, with a Mega Ball of 5.

If you didn't match them all, you could still have a chance to win a smaller prize.

Disappointed players are already taking to Twitter to share their sadness about not winning and becoming a billionaire tonight.

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"Can't win if you don't play at all", said Plymouth resident Kari Skarman.

"I personally never bought one", she said. Since then no one has won the top prize and it has continued to roll over.

Though your odds of winning are ridiculously slim, you're probably going to go out and buy that $2 ticket anyway-you know, just in case Lady Luck is on your side. If he won, Taylor Roethle, 23, planned to invest the money in real estate. Depending on the state, winners have from 180 days to a year to claim their prize.

The estimated jackpot is the largest lottery prize ever. The multi-state Powerball drawing set for Wednesday night has a jackpot that has soared to $620 million.

With the jackpot and the other lesser prizes - as little as the face value of a ticket for getting just the Mega Ball right - there were almost 16 million tickets Tuesday night that earned people at least something.

The victor also has the option of claiming their prize as an annuity paid out over 29 years.

An immediate cash payment of $904m or the $1.6bn prize paid out over 29 years are options for those who win.


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