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Winning $1.58 Billion Mega Millions Ticket Sold At A Publix In Florida

The record $1.58 billion Mega Millions jackpot is going to a ticketholder in Florida and was sold at Publix location.
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The record $1.58 billion Mega Millions jackpot is going to a ticketholder in Florida and was sold at Publix location.

Only one ticket matched all six numbers – and that lucky person bought it at a Publix in Neptune Beach. The winning ticket was sold at Publix #1367, located at 630 Atlantic Boulevard, just east of Jacksonville in Duval County.

There was also a $2 million dollar winner in South Florida.

In the news: Winning Numbers For $1.58 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Announced

That ticketholder in Hollywood matched five of the numbers but didn’t match the mega ball. But they did select the megaplier, which doubled their prize.

The winning numbers for the August 8, 2023, Mega Millions jackpot worth an estimated $1.58 billion were: 13, 19, 20, 32, and 33, the Mega Ball is 14.

At $1.58 billion, the MEGA MILLIONS® jackpot has reached its highest point in the game’s history so far!

This jackpot has rolled 31 consecutive times since April 21, 2023.

Jackpot prize winners have the option to receive their winnings in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $783.3 million. To receive the cash option, jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days of the winning jackpot draw. Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize.

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Players should always check their tickets. In addition to the jackpot prize, players can win lower-tier prizes ranging from two dollars up to $5 million by matching any of the non-jackpot-winning combinations.

This series of MEGA MILLIONS jackpot rollovers has generated more than $61.8 million for education in Florida.

MEGA MILLIONS jackpots start at $20 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-70) and the Mega Ball number (1-25). The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately 1-in-24.

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