Monday, March 1, 2021

Mega Millions $1 billion jackpot is the third largest in US historical past. The successful ticket was bought in Michigan.

Must Read

Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad train to resume operations soon

After a gap of almost nine years, the Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad (ITI) train is likely to resume operations on March 4. It...

Pompeo claims ‘many’ in Saudi show interest normalisation with Israel

Former US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said “many” people in Saudi Arabia want normalised relations with Israel, voicing...

Prosthetist fundraising £300,000 for a bionic arm after biking accident

Jim Ashworth-Beaumont misplaced his proper arm after he was run over by a 40-tonne truck while out biking final...

If you bought a Mega Millions ticket from Michigan, pay shut consideration.The $1 billion jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket, the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. historical past, was bought in Michigan, based on the Mega Millions web site. Friday’s successful numbers have been 4, 26, 42, 50, 60 and Mega Ball 24.The Mega Millions prime prize had been rising since Sept. 15, when a successful ticket was bought in Wisconsin.The fifth-largest lottery jackpot within the nation’s historical past was claimed Wednesday. The $731.1 million Powerball jackpot was gained in Maryland, with a cash-only payout for that large prize price $546 million.The successful numbers in Tuesday’s $865 million Mega Millions drawing have been 10, 19, 26, 28, 50 and Mega Ball 16. The cash-only lump sum was $638.eight million. Eleven tickets matched 5 numbers, based on the Mega Millions web site, together with a pair of $2 million winners in Florida.’Still in some shock’: North Carolina COVID-19 nurse wins $1 million second-chance lottery drawingThe odds of somebody successful the Mega Millions are 1 in 302,575,350.Statisticians in varied information reviews tried to encapsulate the lengthy odds of successful Friday’s coveted jackpot. Ronald L. Wasserstein, govt director of the American Statistical Association, informed USA TODAY, “Humans are not naturally equipped to understand such big numbers.”Steven Bleiler, a arithmetic and statistics professor at Portland State University, informed the Associated Press individuals ought to think about a swimming pool 40 toes vast, 120 toes lengthy and 5 toes deep, full of M&Ms, solely considered one of which is inexperienced. To win, all a participant should do is bounce in blindfolded and wade round till discovering the only inexperienced M&M.Or maybe attempt Wasserstein’s instance: Stand on the nook of a soccer discipline and begin laying out greenback payments till you have positioned 302,575,350 of them: That’ll take up about 585 soccer fields, he stated.Contributing: Ryan W. Miller and Elinor Aspegren, USA TODAY; The Associated Press.This article initially appeared on USA TODAY: Mega Millions $1B prize, third largest in US historical past, bought in Michigan

Latest News

More Articles Like This