• One player won the $1.3-billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    A lucky lottery player in Illinois won the third-biggest lottery jackpot in U.S. history yesterday, winning $1.337 billion with a ticket that matched all six numbers in the multi-state Mega Millions game.
    Related: How Southern Californians said they would spend a Mega Millions jackpot
    A ticket matching five numbers, but missing the Mega number, was sold in Fresno and was worth over $4.2 million, according to California lottery officials. A total of 26 tickets nationwide were sold matching five numbers.
    Friday's winning numbers were 13, 36, 45, 57, 67 and the Mega number was 14. The jackpot...
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  • Ticket bought in Illinois wins $1.337B Mega Millions jackpot

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    By DON BABWIN
    CHICAGO - A single ticket bought in a Chicago suburb beat the odds and won a $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot.
    According to megamillions.com, there was one jackpot-winning ticket in the draw Friday night, and it was bought at a Speedway gas station and convenience store in Des Plaines.
    The winning numbers were: 13-36-45-57-67, Mega Ball: 14.
    “We are thrilled to have witnessed one of the biggest jackpot wins in Mega Millions history,” Ohio Lottery Director Pat McDonald, the current Lead Director for the Mega Millions Consortium, said in a statement on the lottery's...
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  • One Mega Millions ticket wins the jackpot

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    CHICAGO - Someone in a Chicago suburb won the $1.28 billion Mega Millions jackpot.
    According to megamillions.com, there was one jackpot-winning ticket in the draw Friday night, and it was bought at a Speedway gas station and convenience store in Des Plaines, Ill., just north of O'Hare airport.
    The winner has not come forward, and a name may never be known. Illinois allows winners of large lottery prizes to remain anonymous.
    The winning numbers were: 13-36-45-57-67, with Mega Ball 14.
    The jackpot was the nation's third-largest lottery prize and the second-largest on a single ticket. A South...
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