Mega Millions numbers for $1B jackpot announced

Mega Millions Sees $1 Billion Jackpot; Powerball Hits $470 Million

This is how Canadians can enter Friday's massive $540 million USD jackpot

There were some winners Friday, one person won $2 million and 15 other won a million bucks. McIntyre welcomes the attention, but the jackpot soaring to $1 billion has proven problematic in one sense: at least two billboards that advertise the jackpot ran out of digits.

The next drawing is at 11 p.m. It is quite likely that with proper financial planning, a lump sum victor could have an amount that exceeds the published jackpot value after 30 years.

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Mega Millions is available in 44 states, including Florida, and in the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

An April study from the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research showed that many states - including California, Florida and MI - simply substitute lottery revenues for normal appropriations.

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The ticket sold at the Korner Kwik Stop, 10481 Highway 97, was one of six winning tickets sold for Friday night's drawing and is worth $38,558. Until then, the website reads "Pending". But don't get your hopes up too much. With the big jackpot in March 2018 that was about $521 million (and we've now surpassed that amount, ) we actually didn't find out if anyone won until the next morning. She points out that some people don't necessarily play to win. But the ever-increasing jackpots have left them ever-more dependent on those massive payouts because prizes that once seemed so vast now seem nearly puny in comparison. It would be the largest lottery prize in US history - and is bound to continue growing - and joins five other top 10 drawings in the last three years.

If you do choose to play and, against all odds, win the $1 billion, there are a few key things to do immediately: keep quiet, hire a lawyer and a financial planner, and consider taking the annuity rather than the lump sum payment. "They don't know what to do". Sometimes people stay anonymous depending on their states' rules or if they put everything into an anonymous trust. Matching all six numbers leads to winning the $1 billion jackpot, and matching some combinations of the numbers pays out smaller prizes.

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Powerball has climbed since there was a victor in NY on August 11.

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