The $1.6-billion prize is the biggest ever. The Texas victor and one of the Florida Match 5 winners included the optional Megaplier, so those two tickets are worth $3 million each.
Officials say that if you have Tuesday night's winning ticket, the first thing you should do is sign the ticket and secure it in a safety deposit box.
On Friday night, for the $1 billion jackpot, Mega Millions made an official announcement around 5:15 a.m.
The jackpot's estimated cash value was $913 million, an option favored by most winners. You then have 180 days to claim your prize in Tallahassee at the lottery office.
Eighty percent of lottery winners choose the quick pick for numbers, and 80 percent of people who play go that route so you have as much of a shot at winning by picking your own numbers.
States receive a percentage of lottery ticket sales and the nuse the money to support public schools or meet other needs. The victor also has the option of claiming their prize "as an annuity paid out over 29 years", McClatchy reported. The cash option, which almost all winners take, was estimated to be $913 million.
Of course, whoever wins the prize won't be able to turn in a ticket and be handed $1 billion in cash.
Mega Millions tickets are $2 and are sold in 44 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mega Millions followed suit in October 2017, resulting in the odds worsening from 1 in 259 million to 1 in 302.5 million.
The competition was created in 2002 and has seen a number of changes to the rules over the years that have reduced the odds of winning, leading to larger jackpots.
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Alqasem said in a statement she was "relieved at the country's decision" and thankful for the support of her family and friends. Her lawyers said they were heartened by the decision, which Israeli prosecutors said on Thursday that they would not appeal.
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Mega Millions tickets cost $2 per play and there are a total of nine ways to win a prize, ranging from the jackpot down to $2. MA residents have the biggest taste for playing the odds, spending nearly $763 per year on lottery tickets, the study found.
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