A ticket with all six numbers in Tuesday night’s multi-state Mega Millions draw was sold in Illinois and its owner has the option of receiving a best replica watches lump sum or a larger amount paid off with an initial payment, followed by 29 annual payments.
The numbers drawn Tuesday night were 2, 9, 11, 22, 23 and the Mega number was 12. The jackpot was $260 million. The drawing was the 20th since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold.
There were 14 tickets sold with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, including one at a Mobil station in Santa Monica, which is worth $697,111. The other 13 are each worth $1 million.
California law requires major payoffs of lottery games to be paid on a pari-mutuel basis.
The odds of matching all five numbers and the Mega number is 1 in 258,890,850, according to the Mega Millions website. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 14.71.
The Mega Millions game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands.
The jackpot for Friday’s draw will be $15 million.