Update at 12:40 am, PT on Jan. 5, 2011. There were two winning tickets sold in Tuesday’s Mega Millions lottery drawing that reached a jackpot of $355 million, reports the Associated Press as published on the website of The Washington Post.
One of the tickets was sold in Idaho, the other in Washington state, according to the report..
Here’s our original story:
Tuesday night’s Mega Millions lottery jackpot was worth $355 million, the second largest jackpot in Mega Millions history, according to MyFoxAtlanta.
The numbers picked are: 4, 8, 15, 25, 47, with the Mega ball being 42.
According to the story, "If one person matches all five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball number, they’d win approximately $13.6 million for 26 years with the annuity option, or a whopping $224 million in a single payment with the cash option."