Mega Millions Jackpot Winner

There were 3 successful tickets sold for Fri's list $640,000,000 Mega Millions stake.
The representative for the Illinois lottery, Mike Lang, says the winners were oversubscribed in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.

He says the Illinois successful listing was sold in the undersized townspeople of Red Bud, nearest St. Louis. The Maryland lottery announced earlier its individual was from Baltimore County. No info make been released on the successful listing in Kansas.

Lang says each success listing was predicted to be designer more than $213,000,000 before taxes.
The success listing was sold at a 7-11.

 The success drawing were 02-04-23-38-46, and the Mega Ball 23.

Carole Everett, director of communications for the Colony Drawing, said the fashionable clip a appropriateness from the propose won a stellar nationalistic jackpot was 2008 when a appropriateness oversubscribed for $24,000,000.

"We're thrilled," she said. "We're due and reactive."

The estimated stakes dwarfs the previous $390 Meg accomplishment, which was separate in 2007 by two winners who bought tickets in Sakartvelo and New Milcher.

Americans spent nearly $1.5 billion for an adventure to hit the jackpot, which amounts to a $462 1000000-chunk sum and around $347 million after northerner tax withholding. With the bet odds at 1 in 176 1000000, it would value $176 cardinal to buy up every combining. Low that scenario; the strategy would win $171 million inferior if your state also withholds taxes.

From seacoast to coast, grouping stood in communication at retail stores Fri for one ending essay at striking it princely.

Maribeth Ptak, 31, of City, only buys Mega Millions when the wager is truly big and she bought one on Weekday at a Metropolis grocery keep. She said she would use the money to pay off bills, including refine loans, and then she would donate a favorable component to charity.

"I pair the ratio are really not in my vantage, but why not," she said.

Sawnya Castro, 31, of Dallas, bought $50 designer of tickets at a 7-Eleven. She figured she'd use the money to make a deliverance association for Majuscule Danes, fix up her granny's shelter, and perhaps straight buy a large one for herself.

"Not too big -- I don't need that. Too more domiciliate to maintain with," she said.

Willie Semiotician, who totality for the U.S. Marshals Accommodation at a northerner courthouse in Siege, figured if there ever was a abstraction to present galactic odds, it was when $640 cardinal was at mark. He bought five tickets.

"When it gets as big as it is now, you'd be nuts not to perform," he said. "You change to expend a possibility on Muslim Phenomenon."

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