WHO WON A BIL­LION AND A HALF?

Some ad­vice: Sign the back of the ticket, place the ticket in a safe lo­ca­tion, speak with a trusted ad­viser

Calgary Herald - - NP -

US$1,537,000,000

The worth of the win­ning ticket in the U.S. Mega Mil­lions lot­tery. It was bought at the KC Mart in Simp­sonville, S.C. That amount is only paid if the win­ner opts to be paid an­nu­ally over 29 years. If they opt to be paid now they get:

US$877,800,000

The lump sum pay­ment that most win­ners choose to take.

1 in 302,500,000

The chance of match­ing all six num­bers and win­ning the top prize.

180

The num­ber of days the win­ner has to come for­ward and claim the money.

US$307

The amount each res­i­dent of South Carolina would get were the gen­er­ous win­ner to share with each of the state’s five mil­lion peo­ple.

BREATHE

The ad­vice from the South Carolina Ed­u­ca­tion Lot­tery to the un­known win­ner: “Our mes­sage to the $1.5 BIL­LION #Me­gaMil­lions jack­pot win­ner: Sign the back of the ticket, place the ticket in a safe lo­ca­tion, speak with a trusted ad­viser and CALL THE LOT­TERY at 1-866-736-9819. Take a deep breath and en­joy the mo­ment!”

MEGA MIL­LIONS

The win­ning num­bers in Tues­day’s U.S. Mega Mil­lions lot­tery worth about US$1.5 bil­lion.

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