South Carolina residents, check your ticket(s), because someone in the state won the $1.6 Billion Mega Millions jackpot for the October 23rd drawing.
According to South Carolina state lottery officials, at least one winning ticket was sold in the Palmetto State. More information, including whether there were any other winners in other states, will be released later Wednesday.
#BREAKING: It appears Jackpot winner in South Carolina. Waiting to hear from @sclottery pic.twitter.com/2moGubMBTO
— Cody Alcorn (@CodyAlcorn) October 24, 2018
There are reports floating around online that at least two other winning tickets were sold in other states, but that hasn’t been confirmed.
A single winner could walk away with a lump-sum payment of $904 million, and if the rumors are true about two other winners, each person would walk away with $301.3 million.
The winning numbers were: 5, 28, 62, 62 and 70 and the Mega Ball was 5.
Lottery officials in California and Arizona confirmed there weren’t any jackpot winners in their states, but that leaves at 47 other states that haven’t reported.
Those who didn’t win the jackpot should still check your tickets because even without having ALL of the numbers, there are multiple ways to win: