A single ticket sold in Florida won the record $1.58 billion Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday, August 8, 2023.

A single ticket sold in Florida won the record $1.58 billion Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday, August 8, 2023.

The winning numbers were 13, 19, 20, 32, and 33, with the Mega Ball number 14.

The ticket was purchased at a Publix supermarket in Neptune Beach, Florida.

The winner has not yet come forward to claim the prize.

They have 180 days to do so. If the winner chooses the lump sum payment,

they will receive $783.3 million. 

If they choose the annuity option, they will receive 29 annual payments of $312.5 million,

each paid out over a 30-year period.

The previous record Mega Millions jackpot was $1.537 billion,

A single ticket sold in Florida won the record $1.58 billion Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday, August 8, 2023.

which was won by a single ticket in South Carolina in October 2018.

The Mega Millions jackpot has now surpassed the Powerball jackpot as the largest lottery jackpot in US history.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.

So, the chances of winning are very slim.

But, as the saying goes, "you never know unless you try." If you're feeling lucky,

you can buy a Mega Millions ticket for the next drawing. Just remember to keep your ticket safe!

Record $1.58 Billion Mega Millions jackpot won by 1 ticket

Record $1.58 Billion Mega Millions jackpot won by 1 ticket