On Friday, July 8, one of the biggest payouts in the history of the Mega Millions lottery was received by a gambler from Indiana. Its amount reached 540 million dollars. Many tickets were sold both in stores and on the Internet, since this is one of the most popular lotteries in the United States. On the Internet, the tickets can be purchased on the following portals: LottoExpress, Play Huge Lottos, and The Lotter.
The lucky fan of lotteries acquired the winning ticket in Indiana. According to the local legislation, it is possible to apply for the payout within 180 days after the draw. That is why it is recommended to consult financial specialists before obtaining the payout. The best tactics is to hide your name as long as possible.
The following numbers brought the jackpot to the winner: 8, 19, 20, 55, and 73. The sixth so-called Mega Ball was five. It is possible either to receive your payout immediately or to get it annually via thirty equal installments. The second option is more frequently chosen by the victorious gamblers.
From the beginning of 2016, three jackpots were hit. It is interesting to note that the total won amount reached 1.58 billion dollars. For example, an anonymous fan of lotteries from New Jersey earned $429 million, while $540 million was obtained by another lucky winner later.