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There’s a new record in the Mega Millions history books.

A single ticket perfectly matched all six numbers during Friday’s Mega Millions drawing, claiming a $530 million jackpot with a $345.2 million cash option.

It’s the seventh largest jackpot win. The lucky ticket was sold in San Diego but the winner has yet to come forward.

Here’s what we know about the top 10 Mega Millions winners:

10. $414 million

Two winning tickets were sold in the 10th largest jackpot win on March 18, 2014. One was sold in Florida, the other in Maryland, each claiming a $207 million prize. The Cobie and Seamus claimed the prize in Merritt Island, Florida. An anonymous player purchased in La Plata, Maryland. (Public disclosure laws vary. Some states require lotteries winners to be publicly identified, others do not.)

9. $437 million

One winning ticket was sold Jan. 1, 2019 in New York to a group of 23 co-workers from Long Island. The jackpot (with a $262.2 million cash option) was claimed by New Life 2019, LLC.

8. $451 million

A winning ticket was drawn in Florida on Jan. 5, 2018. The jackpot was claimed by Secret 007, LLC, of Port Richey.

7. $530 million

A single winning ticket matched Friday’s June 7 drawing. The winning numbers were: 17, 19, 27, 40, 68. The Mega Ball drawn was 2. The Megaplier was 3x. The winning ticket was sold in San Diego.


Mega Millions results for 06/07/19; 1 winner sold for $530M jackpot

The winning Mega Millions lottery numbers were drawn Friday, June 7, 2019, at 11 p.m. The Mega Millions jackpot drawing Friday (6/7/2019) was worth an estimated $530 million for a single winner.

6. $533 million

The winning ticket was sold March 30, 2018 in New Jersey. Richard Wahl, of Vernon, claimed the prize. “It’s not only life-changing money for me, it’s life changing money for others,” Wahl said at the time. “We’re going to try to do good things with it.”

5. $536 million

A lucky player from Indiana won the jackpot on July 8, 2016. The prize was claimed by Warren D, LLC.

4. $543 million

Another group of office workers claimed the $543 million jackpot on July 24, 2018. The 11-member office pool from Santa Clara County won the jackpot.

3. $648 million

There were two winning tickets ($324 million each) drawn on Dec. 17, 2013. Steve Tran of Northern California and Ira Curry of Stone Mountain, Georgia, claimed the prizes.

2. $656 million

This jackpot had three lucky winners. The winning tickets from the March 20, 2012 drawing were worth $218.6 million each. An anonymous player in Ottawa, Kansas; Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud, Illinois; and The Three Amigos in Milford Mill, Maryland won the jackpot.

1. $1.537 billion

An anonymous player in South Carolina won the largest Mega Millions jackpot on Oct. 23, 2018.

Karen Yi may be reached at kyi@njadvancemedia.com. Follow her on Twitter at @karen_yi or on Facebook. Get the latest updates right in your inbox. Subscribe to NJ.com’s newsletters.

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