A ticket with all six numbers in Tuesday evening’s multi-state Mega Millions draw was sold at a liquor store in San Jose and its owner must decide whether to receive the $522 million jackpot in 30 installments or its estimated $308.1 million cash value.
Eight tickets with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, were sold. Six are worth $1 million each. Two were sold in New Jersey and one each in Arizona, Massachusetts, Michigan and New Jersey. One each were sold in Massachusetts and Texas and included the optional Megaplier, an optional $1 purchase available in most states, and are worth $3 million each.
The numbers drawn Tuesday were 1, 2, 4, 19, 29 and the Mega number was 20.
The drawing was the 23rd since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold.
The jackpot was the fifth-largest in the game’s 16-year history.
The odds of matching all five numbers and the Mega number is 1 in 302,575,350, according to the Mega Millions website. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.
The Mega Millions game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands.
The jackpot for Friday’s drawing will be $40 million.