The winning numbers were 5-28-62-65-70 and the MegaBall was 5. The winning ticket was sold at the KC Mart convenience store in Simpsonville, South Carolina.
The six winning numbers were drawn Tuesday night.
Mega Millions, which initially announced a global record $1.6 billion jackpot, later revised the figure down to $1.537 billion.
If lottery officials in SC seem just a bit anxious, who could blame them? She cited "security procedures".
That's the starting amount when the jackpot resets after a win. Its previous lottery record haul was a $399 million Powerball jackpot.
More than 689,000 Pennsylvania Lottery Mega Millions tickets won prizes in the Tuesday drawing, including more than 114,000 tickets purchased with the Megaplier option that won prizes multiplied by three. Lower-tier prizes may be claimed at a Lottery retailer. With more than $1.5 billion, an exceedingly generous victor could shower roughly $307 on each of the state's five million people.
According to Mega Millions, someone in SC won the record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday night, worth an estimated $1.6 billion. They were bought in 17 states and the District of Columbia. One of those tickets was sold at Stew Leonard's in Yonkers. However, almost all winners take the cash option, which for Tuesday's drawing was an estimated $913 million. Otherwise, the jackpot is doled out over 29 years.
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More than half of the big game's largest jackpots have been awarded to single ticket holders.
It will be held Friday night but for an estimated $40 million jackpot.
The jackpot had been rolling since July 24, when a California office pool of 11 co-workers shared a $543 million prize.
So, what are your chances of winning Mega Millions? "But a billion dollars is extraordinary", Crow told CBS News.
Meanwhile, four $1 million tickets were sold in NY; three in Florida; and two each in Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey and Virginia. The drawing was on March 30, 2012.
Some insane lucky ticket holder is about to cash in on the biggest Mega Millions jackpot in history - $1.537 billion.
"The record-breaking jackpot caused a rush for ticket sales and it was estimated before the draw that 75 percent of all number combinations would be covered for this draw".