Mega hundreds of thousands effects: $1.34B profitable ticket bought at Des Plaines, Illinois Speedway gas station, lottery officers say - WLS-tv

DES PLAINES, ill. (WLS) -- a person in Des Plaines received the $1.34 billion jackpot in Friday night's Mega hundreds of thousands jackpot drawing.

It become bought on the Speedway #4250 on Touhy Avenue.

In a press conference Saturday morning, Illinois department of Lottery director Harold Mays talked about ultimate numbers are nonetheless being labored on however the specific jackpot grew from $1.28 billion to $1.34 from last-minute revenue. The winner can now select a payout of $780 million greenbacks. it's the greatest jackpot ever received in Illinois.

The successful numbers are: 13 - 36 - 45 - fifty seven - sixty seven MegaBall: 14

"We have not heard from the winner yet. We do not know whether they even know if they gained the prize so I encourage each person to verify your ticket," referred to Mays.

The winner has 12 months from the date of the drawing to declare the prize however handiest 60 days to opt for the money option.

The Speedway owner will receive a half-million greenbacks for promoting the profitable ticket.

Mays referred to there was there became also a $1 million-dollar winner in Illinois. That person bought their ticket at SRB meals Mart at 1625 Taft Ave., in Berkeley.

"this is actually a participant's online game, millions of individuals across the country participated during this online game and enabled it to get this big," pointed out Mays. "hearing all the gamers discuss what they might do and dreaming a little bit.. We're simply happy to play a task in that."

The State of Illinois is a winner too. A component of the hundreds of thousands of bucks in lottery income go towards public training and special reasons.

The subsequent drawing is Tuesday at eleven:00 p.m. ET, based on the lottery's website.

greater: What are the chances of successful the Mega hundreds of thousands lottery jackpot?

the chances of profitable the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.

listing: 10 biggest Mega hundreds of thousands, Powerball jackpots received in US lottery heritage

Mega millions are offered in forty five states, Washington DC and the USA Virgin Island. it be played each Tuesday and Friday night, in the 20-yr history of the game, 221 players have scooped the Mega millions jackpot.

precise five Mega thousands and thousands jackpots gained

1. $1.5 billion - South Carolina, October 2018

2. $1 billion - Michigan, January 2021

3. $656 million - Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, March 2012

4. $648 million - California, Georgia, December 2013

5. $543 million - California, July 2018

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