Lotto gamers received simply over SEK 13 billion

The whole within the Mega Millions lottery was so excessive as a result of nobody had matched the proper six numbers within the final 29 attracts. The unknown winner submitted the ticket at a gasoline station and comfort retailer within the Midwestern state of Illinois.

The winner receives the complete quantity if the particular person chooses to have the quantity paid out over 29 years. If you must have the cash immediately in your hand as a substitute, the sum is transformed to 780.5 million {dollars}, virtually 8 billion Swedish kronor.

The retailer that offered the ticket additionally will get a share of the revenue, extra particularly half one million {dollars} only for promoting the ticket.

Mega Millions is performed in 45 US states as nicely as Washington DC and the Virgin Islands. The odds of taking house the jackpot are 1 in 303 million, which is considerably larger than the danger of being struck by lightning.

The winner is usually suggested to right away search monetary recommendation, even earlier than claiming the prize.

The lottery win is the second highest for an particular person within the United States. In October 2018, the winnings within the Mega Millions lottery had been simply over 1.5 billion {dollars}.

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