The historical and largest ever $640 million Mega Millions jackpot has been won in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland . This is the biggest ever lottery jackpot across the world. The winning numbers were 2, 4, 23, 38, 46 and the Mega Ball was 23.
- Maryland sold one of the winning tickets for last night’s record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot. The lucky ticket was purchased at a 7-Eleven in Baltimore County in the 8000 block of Liberty Road in Milford Mill.
- In Illinois, the winning ticket was sold at Moto Mart #3121 on 900 S Main Street in Red Bud.
- A winning ticket also was purchased in northeast Kansas, according to the Kansas Lottery website.
Each winning ticket was expected to be worth more than $213 million before taxes
Mega Millions’ largest jackpot that was won, of $390 million, was for the March 6, 2007 drawing. Two tickets, one each from Georgia and New Jersey, won; both sets of winners chose the cash option, splitting $233 million. (As noted below, interest rates change, resulting in different ratios between the cash values and annuity values of jackpots.)
Mega Millions’ second-largest won jackpot annuity value ($380 million), and largest cash jackpot ($240 million), was for the January 4, 2011 drawing; two tickets, one each from Post Falls, Idaho, and Ephrata, Washington, matched all six winning numbers, winning $190 million (annuity) each. The holders of each ticket chose the cash option.
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The next Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday, April 3, 30, 2012 at 11:00pm EDT. The estimated jackpot is $12,000,000