The last jackpot win in MA in 2017. But there are two other entities who also won big - the federal government and the state of MI.
"Everyone at the lottery is excited".
'That's why it takes so many rolls to get up to a high jackpot level, ' Medenica said.
976 tickets in NY matched three numbers + Mega Ball for a $200 prize.
Two second place Mega Millions tickets each worth $1 million were sold in New York City, the New York Lottery announced Saturday.
This is the third largest jackpot that has been offered in the United State since 2016. The jackpot will be $20 million. Most winners choose a cash prize, which for the Mega Millions estimated jackpot would be $739.6 million before taxes.
The fifth-largest lottery jackpot in the country's history was claimed Wednesday. If no one wins, the jackpot will continue to climb for the next drawing.
Friday's jackpot is the second big prize this week.
Jake Harris of the Michigan Lottery told MLive the winner's identity will have to be public record. So unlike in other big drawings, they won't have to split the prize. Lottery winners in Maryland have the right to remain anonymous.
Those numbers were 4, 26, 42, 50, 60, and 24. In February 2020, Cristy Davis of Waterford won a $70 million Powerball jackpot. The ticket was apparently purchased at a Kroger grocery store in Novi, which is a suburb of Detroit.
The victor will have to decide how they want to receive the money.
$1 billion is the estimated value of annuity payments over 30 years. The victor can also choose to get paid immediately, in which case they'll receive $739.6 million.
Prior to Friday, the last jackpot victor was in September. One winning ticket was sold in SC for that jackpot.
The massive jackpot prize has been building since September 15, 2020, the last time a victor was drawn.
More recently, a single person won the record prize of $1.587 billion in SC in October 2018.