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Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Florida

Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Florida

The next Mega Millions drawing will be held on January 9 with an estimated $40 million jackpot. The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million at the same time for the first time. Lottery retailers throughout the state are selling Mega Millions tickets until 10:45 p.m. Friday.

A single ticket in Florida won the $450 million jackpot. The winning numbers were 28, 30, 39, 59, 70 and the Mega Ball was 10. Most winners opt for cash payouts, which would be $281 million for Mega Millions and $358.5 million for Powerball. Tickets in California, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas also matched five numbers.

The numbers have been drawn for a Mega Millions lottery jackpot of $450 million. It now sits at $570 million and would be the eighth largest lottery prize in US history.

Mega Millions drawings take place each Tuesday and Friday evening.

Powerball odds are one in 292.2 million. The draw is to be made on Saturday night.


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