Mega Millions winning ticket worth $393M sold in IL

Mega Millions and Powerball jack pots combine for huge high

The Illinois Lottery says a suburban Chicago barbecue restaurant sold the winning ticket.

At $393 million, this is the largest Mega Millions jackpot in nearly a year and is the fifth-largest prize amount in the Mega Millions' 15-year history. The jackpot amount has been increasing since a California man named David Tapp last won it on April 28.

For those who missed the drawing, Friday night's winning numbers are 23, 33, 53, 56, and 58 - and the Mega Ball number is 6. If you weren't the big victor, you still have another chance to cash in on a huge prize. That jackpot has been building since June 10. The Powerball jackpot tonight is $356 million, which means if you're a gambling person (or maybe even if you're not), there's no time like the present to snag a ticket. Winners have one year from the date of the drawing to claim their winnings.

If you didn't win, don't feel bad, the odds of holding the winning ticket was one in 258,900,000.

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The others were sold in California and Ohio.

There's no debating Americans adore purchasing lottery tickets. They spent just over $80 billion on lottery games past year, according to the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries.

Each diversion is offered in each state aside from Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada and Utah.

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