The Friday night Mega Millions lottery resulted in a big jackpot winner who took home $421 million on a single ticket sold in California. Along with the grand prize winner, four players also become instant millionaires.
The winning numbers pulled on Friday, Jan. 28, were 3, 16, 25, 44, 55, with the 3X Megaplier being 13.
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The Friday Mega Millions jackpot was worth $421 million with a cash option of $289.5 million. The jackpot winner matched all six numbers drawn, plus the gold Mega Ball.
The winning ticket was purchased outside of Los Angeles at a Chevron gas station. The grand prize marked the 13th largest jackpot in Mega Millions history.
Three additional tickets sold in Mississippi, New York, and Texas matched five numbers, winning $1 million each.
However, there was a player from Ohio who managed to hit the Match 5 with the Megaplier, winning $3 million.
A total of 30 tickets won $10,000 by hitting the Match 4 and the Mega Ball. Meanwhile, six players took home $30,000 each for also matching the four numbers and Mega Ball with a Megaplier purchase. The rest of the prizes from the night ranged between $2 to $1,500.
The latest grand prize lottery wins marks the first time the Mega Millions jackpot has passed the $420 million mark since a New York pizzeria sold a winning ticket for $431 million last year.
Following the big win, the Mega Millions jackpot will reset to $20 million with a cash option of $13.7 million. The next drawing will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 11 p.m EST.
Lottery winners can choose to receive their winnings through a one-time lump sum payment or an annuity. Those who select for the annuity receive one immediate payment that is followed by 29 annual payments that increase by 5% every year.
Mega Millions can be played in 45 states as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia.
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