Mega Millions jackpot is a big one

Winning Mega Millions ticket worth $398M sold in Illinois Powerball drawing Saturday night

LOTTERYWinning Mega Millions ticket worth $398M sold in Illinois Powerball drawing Saturday night Email none

The sole jackpot victor in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing bought the lucky ticket worth as much as $393 million at a barbecue restaurant in suburban Chicago, the multistate lottery operator said on its website.

The triumphant ticket was purchased in Palos Heights, Illinois, as indicated by lottery authorities.

A single lottery ticket sold at a barbecue restaurant in IL is now worth around 393 million dollars.

This is the fourth Mega Millions jackpot victor this year. Those tickets were sold in Washington state, OH and California, according to a release. Powerball is at $356 million.

The jackpot resets to $15 million for the next drawing on Tuesday, Aug. 15. The jackpot started April 28 and rolled over 30 times.

If you had future plans for that huge Mega Millions jackpot, keep dreaming.

A record $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot was shared in January 2016 by ticket holders in California, Florida and Tennessee. This was after another California man Jack Freney won $191 million a few months earlier. In its history, 11 Mega Million jackpots have been won in August.

The odds of buying a jackpot-winning ticket are 258,890,850 to 1.

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