USA.- August 01, 2022 www.zonadeazar.com Mega Millions confirms 1 winning ticket sold in historic $1.34 billion drawing
One sole winning jackpot ticket was sold in a Speedway convenience store in Des Plaines, Illinois, in a historic $1.34 billion drawing, according to Mega Millions.
One ticket matched all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing. The winning numbers were 67, 45, 57, 36, 13 and the mega ball was 14.
The jackpot was initially estimated to be $1.28 billion, but had officially grown to $1.34 billion, Illinois lottery director Harold Mays said.
The prize is the equivalent of $780 million in cash, he said.
For only the third time in the 20-year history of the American lottery game, the big prize has reached the billion-dollar mark. The jackpot has grown to an estimated $1.28 billion — a cash value of $648.2 million — after no ticket matched all six numbers drawn Tuesday night, according to a press release from Mega Millions.