LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Mega Millions ticket sold in California is
worth $266 million.
California Lottery officials say the ticket matched all six
numbers drawn in the multistate game yesterday.
Twenty-eight tickets had five numbers but didn't have the Mega
Of those, seven were sold in California, three each were sold in
New Jersey and Virginia, and two each were sold in Michigan,
Missouri, New York and Ohio. One ticket each was sold in Arizona,
Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Texas.
Lottery officials say the seven tickets sold in California are
each worth $179,428, while the other 21 are each worth $250,000.
California law requires major payoffs of lottery games to be paid
on a pari-mutuel basis.
The numbers drawn last night were 9, 21, 31, 36, 43, and the
Mega number was 8.
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