The California Lottery said someone who bought a ticket in Paso Robles in San Luis Obispo County for last night’s MEGA Millions draw matched all six numbers and is worth $78 million.
The ticket was purchased at 1 Stop, which is located at 703 Spring Street in Paso Robles. The winning numbers that appear on that ticket are 39, 31, 46, 40, 27, and the Mega number of 36. 1 Stop will receive a bonus of $390,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
If you are the winner, the Lottery wants to remind you to sign the back of your ticket, put it in a safe place and contact Lottery officials or visit your local Lottery District Office as soon as possible. MEGA Millions jackpot winners have one year to claim their prize and up to 60 days to decide whether to opt for a lump sum payment or 26 annual payments.
Last night’s jackpot marked the 17th MEGA Millions jackpot to be sold in California, the second within the last month.
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MEGA Millions is a multistate game, played in California and 41 other states. Players pick five numbers from 1 to 56 plus a Mega number from 1 to 46. Draw times are Tuesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. PST. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased from any of the more than 21,000 California Lottery retailers. Please visit the California Lottery’s MEGA Millions site for more information.