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Posted: July 25, 2018

Mega Millions $522M jackpot: Winning ticket sold in California

Winning Mega Millions Jackpot Ticket Sold in California

By Cox Media Group National Content Desk

The winning ticket in Tuesday night’s $522 million Mega Millions drawing was sold in California, officials said.

Here are the latest updates:

Update 4:46 a.m. EDT July 25: A Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in San Jose, California, was the only one that matched all six numbers in Tuesday night’s drawing to win a massive $522 million jackpot.

Six tickets matched five numbers for a $1 million prize, while two tickets matched five numbers, including the Megaplier, for a $3 million prize.

The winning numbers were 1, 2, 4, 19, 29 and Mega Ball 20 with a 3x Megaplier.

Update 1:16 a.m. EDT July 25: At least one Mega Millions lottery ticket matched all six numbers in Tuesday night’s drawing for a massive $522 million jackpot.

“We have one #MegaMillions jackpot winning ticket in #California,” the California Lottery tweeted late Tuesday. “We're still awaiting results from other states. The winning California ticket was sold in #SanJose at Ernie's Liquors on South White Road.”

It is not yet known if any other tickets matched the winning numbers, which were 1, 2, 4, 19, 29 and Mega Ball 20 with a 3x Megaplier.

>> See the tweet here

 

Original story: The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 01-02-04-19-29, Mega Ball: 20, Megaplier: 3

Tuesday’s drawing was set at $522 million with a cash option of $308 million.

Last week, there were no winners in Friday’s Mega Millions means the jackpot keeps rising -- Tuesday’s drawing has topped $493 million.

It’s possible that the prize could surge over the half-billion mark based on ticket sales, lottery officials state.

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Tuesday’s jackpot of $493 million will be the fifth-largest in Mega Millions history.

If there is a winner and they choose the cash payout, they will take home $296 million.

Friday’s winning numbers were 44-14-30-62-1, with a Mega Ball of 1. 

While no one took home the big prize, there were two $1 million ticket winners, in Illinois and Pennsylvania.

There were over 1.8 million winning tickets in Friday’s drawing at all levels, with 47 ticket winners of $10,000.

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