Here are the winning numbers for the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot

Here are the winning numbers for the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot

Here are the winning numbers for the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot

But Brock said she doesn't plan on buying a ticket.

The jackpot numbers are: 28, 70, 5, 62, 65, with a Mega Ball of 5. In California, for example, the lottery sold $5.7m in Mega Millions tickets during the first half of the day on Thursday.

The estimated jackpot is the largest lottery prize ever.

But the chances are rising that a victor or winners will emerge after the numbers are called.

Other attorneys and lottery officials agree, though they acknowledge it can seem silly to draw up agreements and copy ticket stubs given the dismal odds of actually winning.

The fever has struck nationwide.

DJ Khaled is worth millions but that still isn't enough for him. It will be the largest lottery prize in United States history when someone finally hits it and will join five other top 10 drawings in the last three years.

"Based on sales projections, 75 percent of the 302 million possible combinations will be chosen for Tuesday's drawing, up from 59.1 percent in Friday's".

"Winning ticket in my hand and I can not wait to win to help people in this community, as well as my family, and probably start some community services for people here", said one local ticket buyer.

The $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot has set an all-time world record, surpassing the $1.586 billion Powerball drawing that occurred on January 13, 2016.

What would her customers do with the winning ticket?

If you happen to win and win big there are two ways to collect.

"It would cost you more to not have a team of professionals in place". That would also result in the lump sum amount of $1.142 billion, which is nothing to sneeze at. The website breaks down what your winnings could look like after taxes for your state. The first is through 30 annual payments.

"I'd buy a few properties, get my family in order and share with my neighborhood", said Chavez, who lives in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan.

It's not just you.

New Jersey lawyer Rubin Sinins sued a man after a dispute over a $38.5 million jackpot that ended with a jury finding the man's co-workers should get part of the prize. They doubled ticket prices to $2 - and tweaked the formula to make it easier to win smaller prizes but harder to win the jackpot.

Lucas also bought a $20 100X The Cash scratch-off ticket, on which he won the $1 million. The victor of the jackpot matches all six numbers from the ticket against the numbers chosen at the time of the drawing. Central Texas News Now took to the streets to find out what people will do if they win.

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