Published: Sat, August 12, 2017
Global Media | By Meredith Barber

Lucky Lotto Ticket Sold in Sunnyvale Wins $550K in Mega Millions Jackpot

Lucky Lotto Ticket Sold in Sunnyvale Wins $550K in Mega Millions Jackpot

According to lottery officials, a single, winning ticket in Friday's Mega Millions jackpot of almost $400 million.

In addition to the jackpot victor, there were three tickets that matched the five white balls to win the game's second prize. The ticket was sold in Palos Heights, Illinois, at Nick's Barbecue and matched the winning numbers: 23, 33, 53, 56 and 58, and the "Mega Ball" number was 6. Two other jackpots have also been awarded this year - $191 million, also in California, and $177 million to a ticket he purchased in Arkansas. Saturday's Powerball jackpot was estimated at $356 million after no one won the big prize on Wednesday.

The odds of winning Mega Millions are 1 in 259 million.

The jackpot resets to $15 million for the next drawing on Tuesday, Aug. 15.

Mega Millions drawings are Tuesdays and Fridays and are offered in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

This is the fourth Mega Millions jackpot victor this year. Tickets cost $1 each.

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