Mega Millions player wins historic $1.58 billion jackpot

Posted on AllSides August 9th, 2023
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MEGA Jackpot!

The largest jackpot in Mega Millions history, worth an estimated $1.58 billion, was secured in Florida on Tuesday night.

The winning numbers were 13, 19, 20, 32, 33, and the gold Mega ball 14.

The winning ticketholder can choose between the massive $1.58 billion jackpot paid in annual payments or a one-time cash option worth an estimated $783.3 million.

It is the largest jackpot prize in Mega Millions history, narrowly beating out the previous high of $1.537 billion which was sold in South Carolina in 2018, the lottery said....

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