Convenience store will get $50K for selling winning Mega Millions ticket

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The winning ticket in Tuesday's $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot was sold at the store.

The six winning numbers were printed on a ticket sold at the store off Lee Vaughn Road, about a 6.5km drive from city hall. It is unclear how much prize money the near-winning tickets will earn.

One winning ticket was sold in SC for Tuesday night's record-shattering Mega Millions jackpot worth at least $1.6 billion, the state's official lottery website reported. Those tickets matched four of the first five numbers, and the mega ball. The estimated cash option - should the victor choose to take a one-time lump-sum payment instead of annual payouts over 30 years - is US$878 million before taxes, according to Mega Millions officials.

"The final total was less than the $1.6 billion estimate because estimates are based on historical patterns of jackpot rolls, but there were few precedents for a jackpot this size", said Kansas Lottery Executive Director Terry Presta.

Idaho had five winning tickets that were only one number away from sharing in the jackpot prize.

But when the jackpot was finalised, it was downgraded to US$1.537 billion.

But the question of whether the lump sum or annuity is better for lottery winners is one that should be addressed in financial and psychological terms. The world's largest lottery jackpot remains the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot won in January 2016.

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The other winning ticket in MA has not yet been claimed.

"I said, 'How does it feel to be a millionaire?'" he told Virginia Lottery officials. The lucky person can also take an $877.8 million lump-sum cash payment, which most winners choose to receive. Winners have up to 180 days to come forward to claim their money.

SC is one of just a handful of states that allows lottery jackpot winners to remain anonymous.

When it comes to the KC Mart, that is accurate.

Some KC Mart customers on Wednesday were hoping some Mega Millions luck would rub off as they played the Powerball.

But there are other winners, too, who can claim prizes ranging from just a couple dollars to millions.

'Sell me another lucky one.

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