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Spokeswoman Miriam Donohoe said: "Since the very first Lotto draw on Saturday, April 16, 1988, there have been an astonishing 1,738 Lotto jackpot wins, with 745 jackpot prizes exceeding [euro]1million.
The winning numbers for Friday's Mega Millions jackpot are 4, 10, 18, 28 and 62 with a Mega Ball number is 7.
Despite expectations that Mega Millions, the expanded 12-state lottery game, would quickly overshadow California's own Super Lotto, early sales show that the bigger jackpot game has yet to spread.
Deborah Janifer of Youngsville, North Carolina Has the Lunch Break of Lifetime; Unsuspecting Mother of Three is Surprised with a $100K Check from Jackpot Rewards
California's entrance into Mega Millions will help foster ``those super- size jackpots,'' said Buddy Roogow, president of the Mega Millions consortium.
Despite winning the jackpot, White will continue in her position at the bank, though $1 million will provide her with a new level of financial freedom.
And the players seem intrigued by the new prospects, as well, of both the higher jackpots and the increased chances at lesser prizes.
As the jackpots rise, the California Lottery would like to remind players that gambling should be fun.
But there's a catch: Winners taking a lump sum will get only about half the advertised jackpot, which is what the lottery would have to invest to make the annual payments.
NYSE:WMS), today reported that a casino patron recently won the largest-to-date jackpot for a WMS Reel Heroes[R] wide-area progressive game.
Hustling jackpots has been around as long as party boats, according to veteran anglers.
Since California joined MEGA Millions in 2005, four MEGA Millions jackpots have been won by Californians for a total of $472 million.