Florida Resident Wins Historic $1.58 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

In a historic win, a lucky Florida resident has claimed the largest-ever Mega Millions jackpot of $1.58 billion. The winning ticket matched all six numbers: 13, 19, 20, 32, and 33, with a Mega ball of 14 and a Megaplier of 2X. The fortunate winner now faces the choice between receiving the prize in installments or taking a lump-sum payment of $783.3 million.

This incredible jackpot surpasses the previous record set in 2018, when a $1.537 billion prize was won. The odds of winning the Mega Millions grand prize are approximately 1 in 302.6 million. As the jackpot resets to $20 million for the upcoming drawing on Friday, players have another chance to try their luck.

Mega Millions tickets, priced at $2, can be purchased in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Players also have the option to add a Megaplier for an additional dollar. Remember, the cutoff time for ticket purchases is 9:45 p.m. on draw nights.

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