Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Mega Millions jackpot soars to $522M

Mega Millions ticket worth $1M sold in Delaware County Mega Millions jackpot surges to $522 million ahead of Tuesday’s drawing
Orlando Vargas | 25 July, 2018, 13:43

The winning numbers for Tuesday night's drawing were 19, 2, 4, 1, 29 and Mega Ball 20. The store earns a $5,000 selling bonus.

Excitement was building Tuesday as the Mega Millions jackpot jumped to $522 million, one of the largest jackpots in the history of the game. The New York Lottery urges players to buy tickets in advance to avoid last-minute lines. The other option, payment in cash, offers approximately $308 million all at once.

A $1 million winning ticket was sold in Delaware County for Friday's drawing, which reached $493 million annuity value.

Severe weather over but rain continues
Scattered thunderstorms will develop across the Tennessee Valley this afternoon and early evening. The 2pm-8pm time frame will offer the best chance for a few isolated severe storms in our area.


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Customers at the Aston store were surprisingly mum on the topic of shopping at a lucky store, but one did wish the still yet-to-be-named victor the best of luck. With odds is 1-in-303,000,000 per entry, you're more likely to be struck by lightning this year than win millions of dollars.

The grand prize of $522 million is the fifth largest ever for the game.

Mega Millions is played in 46 jurisdictions: 44 states; Washington, D.C., and U.S. Virgin Islands. Winners can be identified only after prizes are claimed and tickets validated. Robinson says she usually doesn't play the lottery, but she couldn't pass up even the slightest chance to win that much money.

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