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Winning ticket for $521M Mega Millions jackpot sold in NJ

By ASSOCATED PRESS Published: March 31, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa — A winning ticket for a giant lottery jackpot estimated at $521 million was sold in New Jersey.

Mega Millions says one winning ticket was sold in Friday night’s drawing. The winning numbers were 11, 28, 31, 46, 59 and Mega Ball 1. No additional details on where the ticket was sold were available Saturday.

It’s the nation’s 10th-largest lottery jackpot. No one had matched all six numbers drawn since January.

The $521 million figure refers to the annuity option, in which payments are made over 29 years. The cash option would pay $317 million.

Mega Millions is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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