1 winning ticket offered in $450 million Mega Millions drawing


Gerry Broome/ AP In this July 1, 2016, file picture, Mega Millions lottery tickets rest on a counter at a Pilot travel center near Burlington, N.C. The prize for the Mega Millions lotto video game has reached over $450 million, just hours before the illustration, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018|11:47 p.m.

DES MOINES, Iowa– One Mega Millions ticket matched all 6 numbers and will claim a $450 million grand reward.

The winning numbers drawn Friday night to claim the nation’s 10th biggest prize were 28-30-39-59-70-10.

It was not immediately understood where the winning ticket was offered.

Lottery game authorities also increased the jackpot of Powerball, the other national lottery game, to $570 million. That illustration is Saturday night.

The jackpots describe the annuity choices for both games, in which payments are made over 29 years. A lot of winners opt for cash choices, which would be $281 million for Mega Millions and $358.5 million for Powerball.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million. Powerball odds are one in 292.2 million.

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