Winning $450M Mega Millions ticket sold in Port Richey

Mega Millions - Big Mega Millions jackpot winner in Florida!

The numbers drawn Friday were 28, 30, 39, 59 and 70, and the Mega Ball was 10.

One Mega Millions ticket sold Friday night matched all six numbers drawn-with the holder to receive a grand prize of $450 million. In this jackpot run, since October 13 there were more than 18.2 million winning tickets at all prize levels.

Also in Friday night's drawing, there were a total of eight Match 5 winning tickets - one each in California, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Virginia, and two each in Oklahoma and Texas.

The jackpots refer to the annuity options for both games, in which payments are made over 29 years.

Before the drawing, the jackpots for both Mega Millions and Powerball had been steadily rising during the week, to reach more than $1 billion combined.


The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million.

The identity of the victor was not immediately available. However, under Florida law, the victor can not remain anonymous.

Those who missed out will have the chance to cash in with an event bigger prize, as the Powerball jackpot rose to $570 million.

The winner's name, city of residence and details on the winnings can be made public; however, the winner's home address and telephone numbers are to be kept "confidential".

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