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$536 Million Jackpot Finally Claimed by Anonymous Indiana Couple

Hoosier Lottery Executive Director Sarah Taylor announced at a news conference that one Indiana family claimed $536 million Mega Millions jackpot of the July 8, 2016 drawing. The winners want to remain anonymous, couple’s spokesperson read a statement from the family. Warren D, LLC.A representative of the anonymous family accepted a check at a ceremony at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Littlefield said the couple bought five tickets with computer-generated numbers at a Speedway gas station just off the Interstate-70 exit in Cambridge City, Indiana. They took the lump-sum cash option of $378 million. The final payout will be $271 million, after taxes.

Mega Millions winning numbers for Friday, July 8, 2016 are 8, 19, 20, 55, 73.
The Mega Ball number is 05. The Megaplier number is 02.

Mega Millions Numbers – Friday, July 8, 2016
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Littlefield said the husband and wife were first-time Mega Millions players when they bought tickets for a chance to win the third-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history. The couple was “incredibly humbled and overjoyed” about winning. They have chosen to remain private to protect the safety and well-being of their children. Their priorities are to use the winnings to pay off debt, plan for their children’s futures, and take care of their family long-term.

Warren D, LLC.A representative of the anonymous family accepted a check at a ceremony at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Warren D, LLC.A representative of the anonymous family accepted a check at a ceremony at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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