By Associated Press | PUBLISHED: February 24, 2019 at 12:35 pm | UPDATED: February 25, 2019 at 8:58 am By JEFFREY COLLINS and REBECCA SANTANA SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Nearly everyone in this small South Carolina town has a theory for the city’s billion-dollar mystery: Who won the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot announced last October? Maybe the winner was so overwhelmed upon seeing the winning numbers that she or he died on the spot? Maybe the winner is on the run from police and fears a background check? Maybe that winning ticket fell from a car visor, ended up in a trash can and is forever buried at the Twin Chimneys Landfill. Or maybe, the winner is still going on with life as usual, before quietly taking the $878 million lump sum. With less than two months to go, the clock is ticking. Whoever won the second largest lottery in U.S. history has until 5 p.m. on April 19 to walk into the South Carolina Lottery office in Columbia with the signed ticket and claim the … [Read more...] about Unclaimed $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot mystery: Winner died? Ticket lost?
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A group of 23 co-workers in Long Island claimed the largest jackpot in New York Lottery history — one totaling $437 million! The group claimed the prize Tuesday for the Jan. 1 Mega Millions drawing through the New Life 2019, LLC, opting to take the cash value of the annuitized prize, a single lump sum payment totaling $262,213,914, according to the New York Lottery. The group will receive a net check of $176,155,308 after required state and federal withholding. Representatives of New Life 2019, LLC said the group plays the lottery on a weekly basis with each member putting a dollar in an envelope that one member takes to purchase the group’s tickets. The winning ticket was purchased at Brookville Auto Service on Route 25A in Glen Head. The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus from the New York Lottery for selling the jackpot winning ticket. Top News Photos: Hanoi Readies for U.S., N. Korea Summit AP As they started showing up for work two days after the drawing, … [Read more...] about Long Island Co-Workers Claim $437M Mega Millions Jackpot
Jan 23, 12:21 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Alex Perry 01/23/19 AT 10:48 AM Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing came and went, giving players another chance to potentially take home as much as $82 million if they played their cards right. Unfortunately for anyone who picked up a Mega Millions ticket before the night’s drawing, the jackpot went unclaimed once again.The winning Mega Millions numbers on Tuesday night were 4, 15, 37, 59 and 64, with a gold ball number of 16. There was also a 5X Megaplier. Nobody managed to get all of those, so the jackpot will go up before Friday’s drawing.However, there was good news for one Mega Millions player. Someone in California won the Match 5 prize of $1 million and six players won $10,000.Since nobody won the jackpot on Tuesday, it grew even more. The next drawing is at 11 p.m. ET on Friday, with a jackpot of $96 million. There is also a cash … [Read more...] about Did Anyone Win The Mega Millions Jackpot? Winning Lottery Numbers For January 22
Just one winning ticket for the $425 million jackpot in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing was sold, and it came in New York, according to the New York Lottery. The ticket was sold on Long Island at Brookville Auto Service Shop in Glen Head. The New Year's Day drawing was the eighth-largest jackpot in the history of the game. The cash option for the jackpot is $254.6 million. Tuesday's winning numbers were 34, 44, 57, 62, and 70. Mega Ball was 14. The last time somebody hit the jackpot was in October's drawing for $1.537 billion. The winner of that jackpot still has not come forward. The ticket was sold in South Carolina. 10 Things That Are More Likely Than Winning the Lottery Getty Images The next drawing will be held Friday, Jan. 4, with a starting value of $40 million. Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anywhere, anytime Download the App Available for IOS and Android Follow NBC New York … [Read more...] about $425M Jackpot-Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold in New York
By Ken Martin Published January 02, 2019 Features FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print article (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File) It will be a happy new year for one person with the only ticket to match all numbers in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions jackpot. Continue Reading Below The winning ticket, sold in New York, is worth $425 million dollars, according to the Mega Millions website. Seven other players won at least $1 million after matching all but the Mega Ball. The winning numbers were 34, 44, 57, 62, 70 and Mega Ball 14. The lucky winner has a cash option of $254.6 million. A winner has claimed the jackpot on New Year's Day only once before, in 2008. To win the Mega Millions jackpot, players pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers – five different numbers from 1 to 70 and one number from 1 to 25 – or select Easy Pick or Quick Pick. Advertisement Mega Millions is played in 44 … [Read more...] about 1 winning Mega Millions ticket worth $425M sold in New York