By Lucky Uwakina (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Friday night’s $515 million Mega Millions jackpot has been won by a single ticket holder from Pennsylvania.
The winning numbers were 6-9-17-18-48, with 8 as the gold Mega Ball 8.
The person will get $348.6million in cash after tax has been deducted from the jackpot.
It’s highest jackpot winnings in Pennsylvania since it became a Mega Millions participant in 2010 and the ninth largest jackpot awarded since the game began in 2002.
The odds of winning are 1 in 303 million for Mega Millions, Today reported in January.
This was the third Mega Millions jackpot won in 2021, following a $1.050billion prize collected by a group of players in Michigan on Jan. 22 and $96million prize won by a New York couple on February 16.
It was one of 53 tickets that matched four numbers plus the Mega Ball to each win at least $10million across the state, Mega Millions said.