Ticket purchased in Illinois wins $1.28B Mega Millions prize

A consumer at the 7-Eleven on Chino Hills Parkway in Chino Hills gets there lottery game tickets on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 where Fridays Mega Millions payment is anticipated to go beyond $1 billion.

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Someone beat the chances and won the $1.28 billion Mega Millions prize.

According to, there was one winning ticket in the draw Friday night, and it was purchased in Illinois.

The winning numbers were: 13-36-45-57-67, Mega Ball: 14.

The prize was the country’s third-largest lottery game reward. It grew so big since nobody had actually matched the video game’s 6 picked numbers because April 15. That’s 29 successive draws without a prize winner.

The $1.28 billion reward is for winners who pick the annuity choice, paid yearly over 29 years. Most winners go with the money choice, which for Friday night’s illustration was an approximated $747.2 million.

The chances of winning the prize are 1 in 302.5 million.

Mega Millions is played in 45 states along with Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The video game is collaborated by state lottery games.


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