DES MOINES, Iowa — Somebody beat the percentages and received the $1.28 billion Mega Thousands and thousands jackpot.
In line with megamillions.com, there was one profitable ticket within the draw Friday evening, and it was purchased in Illinois.
The profitable numbers have been: 13-36-45-57-67, Mega Ball: 14.
The jackpot was the nation’s third-largest lottery prize. It grew so massive as a result of nobody had matched the sport’s six chosen numbers since April 15. That’s 29 consecutive attracts with no jackpot winner.
The $1.28 billion prize is for winners who select the annuity possibility, paid yearly over 29 years. Most winners go for the money possibility, which for Friday evening’s drawing was an estimated $747.2 million.
The percentages of profitable the jackpot are 1 in 302.5 million.
Mega Thousands and thousands is performed in 45 states in addition to Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The sport is coordinated by state lotteries.
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