A winning ticket was sold in Michigan for the $ 1 billion Mega Millions Jackpot, making it the third-largest lottery prize in American history.
The winning numbers are Fridays: a mega ball of 4, 26, 42, 50, 60 and 24. The winning ticket was purchased at the Kroger store in Novi, Michigan – a city about 8 miles northwest of Detroit, according to Michigan. Lottery website.
The Mega Millions top prize was on the rise from September 15, when a winning ticket was sold in Wisconsin. The next estimated jackpot of the lottery is $ 20 million.
Friday night’s drawing came two days after all six of the tickets sold in Maryland matched and won a $ 731.1 million powerball jackpot.
Only two lottery prizes in the US have been larger than Friday’s jackpot. Three tickets for the $ 1.586 billion Powerball Jackpot were sold in January 2016, and one winning ticket was sold in October 2018 for the $ 1.537 billion Mega Millions Jackpot.
Jackpot figures refer to amounts if a winner pays the annuity, which is paid in 30 annual installments. Most winners choose a cash prize, which is $ 739.6 million in jackpot for Mega Millions.
The chances of winning the Mega Millions Jackpot stand incredibly at one in 302.5 million.
The game is played in 45 states as well as Washington, DC and the US Virgin Islands.