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Lone SC Ticket-Holder Takes Stunning $1.54 Billion Lottery Prize But Government's The Big Winner

• https://www.zerohedge.com, by Tyler Durden

Though the identity of the lucky winner hasn't been revealed, should they choose to walk away with the one-time cash option, they will win a cool $913.7 million, per CNN.  Qualifying for second-prize winnings, 36 tickets nationwide matched five of of the six numbers.

The winning numbers? 5, 28, 62, 65, 70, while the Mega Ball was 5. The odds of winning the jackpot were about one in 302 million. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 44 states, Washington DC and the US Virgin Islands, per CNN.