Mega Millions winning ticket for $ 425 million was sold in New York
A lottery ticket for the 425 jackpot of millions of dollars was sold in New York.
The Mega Millions raffle took place on Tuesday, 1 January. Writes NBC New York The ticket was sold on Long Island at the Brookville Auto Service in Glen Head.
New Year's rally was the eighth largest jack in the history of the game.
If you win, the winner will not receive the full amount, as he will have to pay federal tax, as well as state taxes.
After deducting all taxes, the lucky one will receive 254,6 million dollars.
Winning numbers have become 34, 44, 57, 62 and 70. Mega ball was 14.
The next draw will take place on Friday, January 4, with an initial amount of 40 million dollars.
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 winnings, 56,6% would wait some time before announcing winnings.
- 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 in the event of a win, 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.
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