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An American won a crazy jackpot of a billion dollars




A Michigan citizen bought a ticket with a winning combination of numbers in one of the biggest Mega Millions of lottery jackpots. The lucky man got $1 billion.

This is reported by the lottery website.

The odds of winning were 1 in 302.5 million.

This is the second-largest jackpot that has been played in the Mega Millions lottery in its history. The biggest win went to a South Carolina resident in 2018, it was $1.5 billion.

The size of the jackpot has been growing since Sept. 15, when the previous Wisconsin win was recorded. Mega Millions said it was the longest stretch of time without a lottery win.

Recall earlier, a 73-year-old retiree from the United States, who wished to remain anonymous, won half a million dollars in the lottery thanks to the help of a cashier in a supermarket.

And Elaine Thompson from the English town of Killingworth has worked in a supermarket for 25 years, despite the fact that in December 1995, hit the millionth lottery jackpot — she won 2.7 million pounds sterling.



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