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Ticket sold in New Jersey matches all Mega Millions winning numbers for $1.13 billion prize

Ticket sold in New Jersey matches all Mega Millions winning numbers for $1.13 billion prize

A single ticket sold in New Jersey had all of the winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing for the Mega Millions $1.3 billion jackpot.

The winning numbers were 7, 11, 22, 29, 38 and gold Mega Ball 4.

Thirteen tickets from across nine of the Mega millions-eligible states matched five numbers to each win $1 million. One of those tickets was a multiplier, bumping the prize up to $2 million.

This is the sixth time the Mega Millions jackpot prize has surpassed $1 billion. Tuesday's jackpot win is the fifth-largest prize in the history of the game.

The 10 largest jackpot prizes in Mega Millions’ game history (ABC News Photo Illustration, Mega Millions)
The 10 largest jackpot prizes in Mega Millions’ game history (ABC News Photo Illustration, Mega Millions)

There were 30 consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner before Tuesday. The last jackpot was won on Dec. 8.

The jackpot prize has a cash value of $537.5 million, which can be offered as a one-time lump sum payment or an immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments.

PHOTO: MA display off of the Major Deegan Expressway shows the Mega Millions jackpot at $1.1 billion dollars, on March 24, 2024, in New York. (John Angelillo/UPI viaShutterstock)
PHOTO: MA display off of the Major Deegan Expressway shows the Mega Millions jackpot at $1.1 billion dollars, on March 24, 2024, in New York. (John Angelillo/UPI viaShutterstock)

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The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350, according to Mega Millions.

Mega Millions is played in 45 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets are $2 for one play.

The largest Mega Millions jackpot prize ever won was a $1.6 billion prize won on Aug. 8, 2023.

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