BREAKING: $1.537 billion MEGA BALL WINNER in South Carolina
Someone in South Carolina just got $1.537 billion richer!
The unidentified winner in South Carolina will be taking home the second highest jackpot in all of US-lottery history falling short of the record high jackpot back in January 2016 which was $1.586 billion that was split between 3 winners.
The numbers drawn Tuesday night were 5, 28, 62, 65 and 70, and the Mega Ball was 5. Only one person matched all 6 numbers to win the jackpot however there were 36 other winners nationwide that matched 5 of the 6 numbers for a second prize.
The unidentified winner can either choose a one-time cash option and walk away with $878 million or choose to get the full amount of $1.537 billion paid in annuities over 29 years.
The good news is the next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, and the jackpot will reset itself to $40 million and the Powerball drawing is Wednesday with the jackpot estimating $620 million. *Fingers Crossed*