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Mega Millions numbers: Friday's $521M winning lottery ticket sold in NJ

01 April 2018

The fourth largest Mega Millions jackpot ever was won by a single player who bought their ticket in New Jersey.

The winning numbers are 59-46-28-11-31 and Megaball 1. Two other winning Mega Millions tickets were sold in OH and Texas, which matched the five white balls for $1 million prize each, according to Mega Millions.

"Hearty congratulations to New Jersey for their big Mega Millions win (Friday night)", said Gordon Medenica, the head of Mega Millions and the Maryland state lottery.

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The woman's ticket matched all six numbers. The odds of a ticket matching five numbers and the Mega Ball are 302,575,350 to 1. A 20-year-old Florida man claimed that prize.

The Mega Millions game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands.

It's the nation's tenth largest lottery jackpot. Powerball holds the record with a $1.586 billion payout in 2016.

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The largest single winning ticket awarded $536 million to an IN family IN 2016. And as for the ones who don't - well, those rules might be changing soon, thanks to a recent Powerball jackpot victor in New Hampshire.

$521 million, Mega Millions, March 30, 2018 (one ticket, from New Jersey).

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Mega Millions numbers: Friday's $521M winning lottery ticket sold in NJ