$221k Worth Of Mega Millions Ticket Sold In National City
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$221k Worth Of Mega Millions Ticket Sold In National City

05 Jun 2020 Dileep

The California Lottery has announced that a ticket was sold with 5 numbers, but without the Mega number in the recent drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery. The ticket is reported to be worth $221,687. It was sold at a party supplies store in National City.

In addition, the Multi-State Lottery Association announced that two other tickets, were sold, with five numbers but also missing the Mega number. The Multi-State Lottery Association is responsible for conducting the game. These two other tickets are said to be worth $1 million, and they were sold in Florida and Ohio.

The winning ticket was reported to have be sold at Ico Party Supplies & More, on 1240 E. Plaza Blvd.

According to the California law, it has been stipulated that large payoffs of lottery games are to be paid based on a pari-mutuel system. This simply means that the payoff will be determined according to the size of the pool rather than a fixed amount.

On Tuesday, the numbers that were drawn were: 29, 26, 23, 20, 9. The Mega number was 8. The jackpot winning was estimated to be $356 million.

None of the tickets that were sold contained all the six numbers. It has therefore been said that the estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing will increase to about $378 million.

It was revealed that the drawing was the 32nd since the last time a ticket that contained all six numbers was sold.

The California Lottery disclosed that the chances of matching all 5 numbers and the Mega number are 1 in 302,575,350. The overall odds of winning a prize is 1 in 24.

The Mega Millions game is active in 45 states, and also in the U.S. Virgin Islands and District of Columbia.

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