The article has been automatically translated into English by Google Translate from Russian and has not been edited.
Переклад цього матеріалу українською мовою з російської було автоматично здійснено сервісом Google Translate, без подальшого редагування тексту.
Bu məqalə Google Translate servisi vasitəsi ilə avtomatik olaraq rus dilindən azərbaycan dilinə tərcümə olunmuşdur. Bundan sonra mətn redaktə edilməmişdir.

Record Jackpot: Someone Won $ 1,6 Billion

Lucky bought a ticket in South Carolina.

Фото: Depositphotos

Representatives of the American lottery Mega Millions reported the existence of one winning ticket in the drawing of a record jackpot worth 1,6 billion dollars, writes "Voice of America".

The lottery, in which the jackpot was broken, took place late on Tuesday. Representatives of the lottery in California and Arizona confirmed that there were no winners in their states.

It is known that a lottery ticket, in which all six numbers coincided with the winning ones, was purchased in South Carolina.

The winning numbers were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and an additional ball (Mega Ball) with 5 number.

The lucky winner of such a jackpot was incredibly lucky: the probability that all six numbers on the ticket would match the winning numbers was 1 on 302,5 million.

A week ago, another store in San Francisco, Safeway, was the point of purchase for the Mega Millions lottery ticket, which won $ 1.9 million. It turned out that it was a baker from this store, writes NBC News.

On Friday, the AM-PM Morgan Hill store sold the Mega Millions ticket, which won $ 3,4 million.

And in July, in San Jose, a group of Wells Fargo employees who combined their money together hit the Mega Millions jackpot worth $ 543 million.

Another huge Powerball jackpot will take place on Wednesday, October 24. At stake is about $ 620 million.

Americans love to buy lottery tickets. On average, an American spends about $ 200 a year to buy lottery tickets, although residents of some states give much more. According to the study LendEDUOn average, a Massachusetts resident spends $ 735 annually on lottery tickets, while in Delaware or New York, expenses are likely to approach $ 400 per year or $ 33 per month.

According to polls, Americans would react differently to winning a multi-million jackpot:

  • 74,8% of respondents would take the entire amount at once, 25,2% would divide the amount into several annual payments;
  • 43,4% of respondents would immediately claim a win, 56,6% would wait some time before announcing a win;
  • 80,1% of respondents would consult about options for investing money with a lawyer / accountant / financial advisor, 19,9% would decide the fate of the win;
  • 90,7% would prefer to remain anonymous if won, 9,3% would publicly announce a win;
  • 48,1% of respondents would have quit their jobs if they won; 51.9% would continue to work.
  • 63,6% would hire a financial advisor to manage the money, 36,2% would manage the finances on their own.
Miscellaneous In the U.S. Jackpot Mega Millions

Read also on ForumDaily:

Why do billions winnings in the lottery remain unclaimed

Mathematician, who won the $ 100 thousand lottery, shared the secret of winning

How we waste money: five ways

10 real ways to earn the first million

Let's face the crisis together and support each other

No one in the world expected a coronavirus pandemic, but she came in disrupting the usual rhythm of life and work of billions of people, causing panic and uncertainty about tomorrow.

ForumDaily also faced financial difficulties due to the loss of some advertisers due to the economic downturn and quarantine. But we are not reducing the number of materials and the mode of operation, since we want our readers to receive timely and up-to-date information in this difficult time. In addition, we support Local small businesses in the USA that suffer the most.

But ForumDaily is also a small business. Despite the loss of part of the income, we are doing our best to ensure that you are informed and armed with all the necessary knowledge to counter the pandemic and resolve other important issues during quarantine.

To maintain this rhythm of work, we need your help. We will be grateful for any amount that you are willing to allot to support our team.

Let's face the crisis together!

Security of contributions is guaranteed by the use of the highly secure Stripe system.

Always yours, ForumDaily!

Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? Subscribe to our page in Facebook. Choose the option "Priority in the show" - and read us first. And don't forget to subscribe to ForumDaily Woman and ForumDaily New York - there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information.



1028 requests in 1,767 seconds.