WILX At least one Mega Millions ticket matched all six numbers Tuesday night to claim at least part of the record $1.6 billion jackpot.
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Lottery officials in South Carolina said Wednesday that one winning ticket was sold in the state.
The Michigan Lottery is reporting the following number of winning tickets also sold in the state:
- 2 $1 million winning tickets
- 13 $10,000 winning tickets
- 246 $500 winning tickets
- 801 $200 winning tickets
Lottery officials are now preparing a convenience store in rural Simpsonville, South Carolina for an onslaught of attention after revealing that the winning Mega Millions ticket worth more than $1.5 billion was sold there.
State lottery officials plan a news conference at the town's KC Mart on Wednesday to celebrate the lucky sale.
The share of the winnings that goes to retailers in South Carolina is capped at $50,000.
The state doesn't require lottery winners to identify themselves. For now, lottery officials are publicly urging the winner to sign the back of the ticket, put it in a safe location, seek financial or legal advice from a trusted source.
They're also urging the winner to call the Lottery. Winners have up to 180 days to come forward to claim their money.
The winning numbers were: 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 with a Mega Ball of 5. The Megaplier was 3x.
For those who did not win the Mega Millions jackpot, a $620 million Powerball jackpot is also up for grabs on Wednesday night.