Transfer over Elon Musk … there is a new billionaire on the town after a lottery participant from Illinois gained a whopping $1.28 billion throughout Friday evening’s second-largest Mega Hundreds of thousands jackpot ever.
The profitable numbers had been 13, 36, 45, 57, 67 and a Mega Ball of 14, however the Illinois lottery has not but launched the fortunate particular person’s identification or the place the ticket was bought. The subsequent drawing is about for 11 PM ET Tuesday.
Over the previous couple of weeks, the jackpot had been rising steadily as a result of nobody may beat the percentages to win, that are 1 in 302,575,350.
The most important Mega Hundreds of thousands jackpot — $1.537 billion — was gained by a single ticket holder in South Carolina again in 2018.
However, the biggest jackpot ever within the U.S. was a Powerball prize of $1.586 billion in 2016, shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee.