Someone in Indiana just became over half a billion dollars richer last night, July 8, 2016, by winning the 7th largest lottery jackpot in history. It was also the 3rd largest in Mega Millions history. The winning ticket won $540,000,000. A lump sum payout will garner the winner $381,000,000. The winning numbers were 8, 19, 20, 55, 73, and 5.
There were 10 winners of $1,000,000 plus with the match 5 + 0. The 10 winners are all from different states. Connecticut, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey all had one million dollar winners. Colorado, Florida, and Kansas winners utilized the optional mega millions multiplier to take home $2,000,000