Winning numbers drawn on the 24 July 2018: 1, 2, 4, 19 and 29 with Mega Ball 20 - this was all it took on Tuesday for the ticket bought at Ernie's Liquors at San Jose in California to win the latest lottery, scooping a whopping $522 MILLION - the fifth largest amount to date!
This was not just a lucky day for the Mega Millions winner, Ernie's Liquors will also be pocketing up to $1 million just for selling the Mega Millions ticket.
The biggest ever Mega Millions, amount $656 Million, was won in March 2012 and was shared amongst three winners from Illinois, Kansas and Maryland. The Mega Millions has grown since it was last won in May 2018 in Ohio, were the lucky winner took home a massive $142 million!
Additional wins in Florida on Tuesday nights draw was $30 000 won by 2 tickets, $10 000 won by 8 tickets, plus 8 additional tickets matching the 5 white balls, each winning $1 MILLION. In total, there were 3,109,361 winning tickets in the draw on Tuesday night.
According to Mega Millions Director, Gordon Medenica, the winner's identity has not yet been revealed.
What a tremendous win! You too could be the next Mega Millions WINNER, all you need to do is place your bet on LottoStar today!