Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold In SC

(Columbia, SC) - Someone in South Carolina has about a billion reasons to celebrate.  

The state education lottery announced Tuesday night that a winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in the state.  It's not clear where the ticket was sold. 

The jackpot was more than $1.6 billion.  It's the largest US lottery jackpot ever.  

It's not clear if there are any other jackpot winners.  If there are not, the sole winner could opt for a lump sum of more than $900 million.

In Kentucky, a $1 million ticket was sold in Louisville at the Speedway at 7933 Fegenbush Ln.  The Kentucky Lottery says this is the fourth $1 million ticket sold in the state over the past 17 days.

The winning numbers were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and the Mega number was 5. 

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