A Mega Millions ticket sold in Florida matched all six numbers, securing the game’s largest-ever jackpot of $1.58 billion.
The winning numbers for the draw were 13, 19, 20, 32, and 33, with a Mega ball of 14 and a Megaplier of 2X. The fortunate winner has the choice to receive the prize in installments or opt for a lump-sum payment of $783.3 million.
This impressive prize surpasses the game’s previous record jackpot of $1.537 billion won in 2018. The odds of winning the Mega Millions grand prize are approximately 1 in 302.6 million.
The jackpot resets to $20 million for the next drawing, which is set for Friday.
Mega Millions tickets are available for $2 in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, with the option to add a Megaplier for an additional dollar.
The cutoff time for ticket purchases is 9:45 p.m. on draw nights..