Powerball numbers drawn for $750M jackpot, 4th largest in U.S. history

28 October, 2018, 06:58 | Author: Shannon Aguilar
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Cooper says the victor will owe the state $80 million in taxes if the full prize is paid out in annual installments.

He told the staff at Jefferson Stratford Hospital in New Jersey "he was on his way to buy a lottery ticket and he was disappointed that he didn't get it", the man's niece, Bobbie Mickle, said, WCAU-TV reports.

The drawing on Saturday is the fourth-largest lotto total ever.

The New Jersey hospital workers who helped an elderly patient become a Mega Millions lottery victor told Inside Edition they wanted to do something special for him.

The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, Oct. 26, with an estimated jackpot of $40 million and cash option of $22 million. Last year, they spent $72.97 billion on traditional lottery tickets, according to Gallup.

If there's a victor, it would be one of largest jackpots in the nation's history.

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No one has won the Powerball jackpot since August 11. Her ticket matched the first five numbers, missing only the Mega Ball number. They ended up winning a million bucks.

The odds of winning a jackpot remain abysmal at 1 in 302.5 million for Mega Millions and 1 in 292.2 million for Powerball.

Each Powerball ticket is $2.

Sales reached almost $740 million during that time, lottery officials said.

States receive a percentage of lottery ticket sales and use the money to support public schools or to meet other needs.

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