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The July 24th Jackpot $ 12,000PM Mega Millions Winning Ticket Sold in California
It's the fifth-largest jackpot in the history of the game. One ticket costs $ 2
The winning numbers on Tuesday were 19, 2, 4, 1, 29 and the Mega Ball is 20
The only jackpot ticket for the $ 522 million Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday was sold in California, the company said. The ticket for the fifth-largest prize in the game's 16-year history was sold in a California lottery business in San Jose.
"That was an exciting role," said Gordon Medenica, Mega Millions Lead Director and Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director in a press release. "Congratulations to California for taking home the fifth-biggest jackpot in Mega Millions history."
On Tuesday night, the winning numbers were: 1
No one had hit the jackpot since May 4. This $ 142 million prize was the third jackpot this year.
Mega Millions said there were 3,109,361 winning tickets on all price levels on Tuesday night, including the jackpot. There were nearly 17.4 million winning cards since May 4, she said, including 35, which were worth $ 1 million or more.
All you need to win the pot is $ 2 for a ticket and the odds of 1 in 302.6 million in your favor. Players must choose five numbers from 1 to 70 and a mega ball from 1 to 25.
Mega Millions is one of two national lottery games. It is used in 44 states as well as in Washington, D.C. and the US Virgin Islands.
The biggest jackpot in US history was a $ 1.6 billion Powerball jackpot won by players in three states in January 2016. The record price for Mega Millions was $ 656 million for the draw on March 30, 2012, when there were also three winning cards.
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