Mega Millions Ticket Wins $189 Million Jackpot

Wednesday October 2nd 2013

Luck was in the air for a Mega Millions player last night as they successfully matched the five main numbers and the Mega Ball to win the rollover jackpot worth $189 million. The winning ticket was purchased in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, giving the state their second Mega Millions jackpot win of the year.

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The Mega Millions numbers drawn last night were 7, 10, 30, 37 and 53 with the Mega Ball 1. In addition to the lucky jackpot winner, six tickets purchased in Arkansas (1), California (2), Massachusetts (1), Michigan (1) and New Jersey (1), matched the five main numbers to win the second tier prize. As two of the six winners purchased their tickets in California, they each won $140,882 as prizes in this state are paid on a pari-mutuel basis so are determined by ticket sales and the number of winners in the prize tier. The remaining four winning ticket holders in the Match 5 prize tier each won $250,000.

The identity of the latest Mega Millions jackpot winner is not yet known and we are waiting to hear from Maryland Lottery officials as to which store sold this winning ticket. Once the prize is claimed will bring you the latest information.

This latest Mega Millions jackpot win now brings the total number of top prize wins for 2013 to ten. For your chance to become a winner and scoop Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot worth $12 million, make sure you have your ticket(s) ready. Tickets can either be purchased from authorized retailers in any of the participating states or online via the Buy Tickets page. Good luck!

Click here to view the latest Mega Millions winning numbers.

Written by Brett Levenson

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