Winning Mega Millions Ticket Worth an Estimated $393M Sold in IL

Source Christian Piekos

A single $393 million Mega Millions jackpot winning ticket was sold in IL, officials announced on the game's website.

In addition to the jackpot victor, there were three tickets that matched the five white balls to win the game's second prize. The winning numbers in Friday's drawing were 23, 33, 53, 56, 58, and Mega Ball 6. The jackpot has grown since it was last won on April 28.

The most recent Mega Millions jackpot was one of the biggest in the game's history. The Mega Ball number was six.

The odds of winning a jackpot were abysmal - one in 258.9 million for Mega Millions, and one in 292.2 million for Powerball.

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The Powerball jackpot is still growing, and will be drawn on Saturday, August 11th.

Mega Millions drawings are Tuesdays and Fridays and are offered in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Someone who purchased a Mega Millions lottery ticket in the Bay Area is about to cash in on $550,731.

This week marked the first time both Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots topped $300 million. Tickets cost $1 each.

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