Awarded the largest jackpot in U.S. history at $ 1.6 billion


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In the United States played the biggest jackpot in history at $ 1.6 billion dollars (105 billion). This publication reports Business Insider.

At least one ticket lottery Mega Millions, in which all six numbers match the winning was sold in South Carolina on Tuesday, October 23.

The odds of winning the jackpot were one to 302,5 million or 0,00000033 percent. Lucky had to guess five numbers from one to 70 and one up to 25. On Monday morning, has sold more than 25 million lottery tickets.

The winner can either pick up from 904 million (59,3 billion), or 30 years to get the full amount in installments (every year the payment will increase by five percent).

If the winners will be two or more, they will have to split the winnings equally.

According to the newspaper San Francisco Chronicle, the jackpot has grown since July, since my last big win in the 543 million ($35.6 billion). He got eleven office workers, jointly buying tickets to the lottery of California in San Jose.

The last record jackpot was $ 1.58 billion (about the 103.7 billion) were awarded in the Powerball lottery in early 2016.

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