Mega Millions - A single ticket wins $540 million jackpot

Written by on July 9, 2016, 3:40 p.m.

Mega Millions -  A single ticket wins $540 million jackpot

A single winning ticket sold in Indiana won the $540 million jackpot in the Mega Millions lottery drawing Friday night.

This is the third largest grand prize in Mega Millions history and the seventh largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.

The winning Mega Million numbers on 8th July 2016 were 8, 19, 20, 55 and 73 with Mega Ball 5.

Mega Millions drawings take place every Tuesday and Friday night. The main five balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 - 75. The Mega ball is drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 - 15.

Now that there's been a Mega Millions winner, the jackpot has been reset and in the next drawing on Tuesday 12 July lottery fans will be playing for an estimated jackpot of $15 million.

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