February 24, 2024

A ticket in Florida gained a $1.58 billion prize within the Mega Thousands and thousands lottery Tuesday evening, after practically 4 months of drawings with nobody matching the profitable numbers.

The profitable mixture on Tuesday had been the numbers 13, 19, 20, 32, 33 and 14 on the yellow ball.

There have been 31 consecutive attracts wherein the prize gathered from April 18, till it grew to the third largest within the historical past of the USA.

The chance of profitable the Mega Thousands and thousands is one in 302.6 million.

The winner will obtain a cost of 1,580 million {dollars} if he chooses an annual charge unfold over 30 years. However winners often favor a one-time cost, which on this case is estimated at about $783.3 million.

The quantity is topic to federal earnings tax. Many states additionally tax lottery winnings.

Mega Thousands and thousands is performed in 45 states, Washington DC and the US Virgin Islands.

On July 19, one other lottery within the US, the Powerball, drew a prize estimated at 1,008 million {dollars}. The profitable ticket was offered at a retailer in Los Angeles, California.

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