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Powerball officials made the first such move in October 2015, changing the odds of winning the jackpot from 1 in 175 million to 1 in 292.2 million.Warren says the investment to play the lottery is well worth the 2 price of a ticket, for whoever wins.Mega Millions is drawn twice a week, Tuesdays and Fridays.14/16 slides Brendan McDermid/Reuters, a man photographs a newstand billboard advertising tickets for the 1 billion Mega Millions lottery drawing in New York City, on Oct.Lottery officials said the state will get 80 million in taxes.About half of the jackpot winnings would go to taxes.The biggest Mega Millions jackpot winner prior to this was a 656 million ticket sold in 2012, Gentry said, so its a record for Mega Millions and it came very close to breaking the world record of all the jackpots.NEW newsletterheadlines, sIGN.Port Covingtons pretty close, he said.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot was sold in It was not immediately clear if there would be any other winners, as not all states have reported their But South Carolina authorities said one person in the state had hit all six of the winning numbers.Her boss was holding on to the tickets because he said everybodys not going to quit at the same time.An earlier Mega Millions estimate.6 billion would have been a world record for lotteries, but actual sales came in below the.586 billion Powerball jackpot prize shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January of 2016."Two dollars, we waste two dollars jack in the box freebies every day.On Tuesday night, there was nervous anticipation in Maryland leading up to the.m.Email protected m/xtinatkacik The Associated Press and other news services contributed to this article.There was a 1 million ticket sold in Louisville.Those in the interest of the information could find out by filing a request with the lottery that sold the ticket.2/16 slides Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo, customers line up to purchase lottery tickets on Oct.TOP stories, delivered TO your inbox.
Its unclear whether any additional tickets matched all six numbers in other states.

Function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) tMedianetNativeAds(true Tuesday marks 13 consecutive weeks without a Mega Millions jackpot winner since the grand prize was last won on July.