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Mega Millions and Euromillions both produce jackpot winners on Friday night

OHMYGOSSIP – This Friday (16.September 2016) night was very fortunate for lotto enthusiasts on both sides of Atlantic, as Mega Millions and Euromilions produced a jackpot winner each. A mesmerizing $133.000.000 Mega Millions windfall was scooped by one ticket holder from Illinois, while Euromillions made one Briton €40.000.000 richer.

The winning Mega Millions line drawn on September 16th consisted of the main numbers 13, 21, 28, 34 and 40 with the Mega Ball 15. It was matched by one player from the Illinois, but they weren’t the only one with a reason for celebration on Friday night. The drawing also produced two Match 5 winners in California and Virginia, who became $1.000.000 richer after missing the jackpot by only one digit.

This is the first Mega Millions jackpot win since July 22nd when two ticket holders from Georgia and Virginia shared $15.000.000. It’s also the fourth largest windfall won by players of this game in the year 2016 – the title of the biggest Mega Millionaire of the year is held by the members of a lucky family from Hamilton County, who scooped $536.000.000 on July 8th.

When it comes to Euromillions, the winning numbers drawn on September 16th were 5, 8, 14, 22 and 32 with Lucky Stars 2 and 11. They were all matched by one punter from the UK, but several participants collected significant prizes of smaller value. Five players (including one from the UK, two from Portugal and one from Belgium) missed the jackpot by only one Lucky Star and won impressive €280.000 cash reward each. The draw on Friday night also produced 18 additional winners of €26.000 prize for matching the five main numbers.

Source: Multilotto



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