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Winning Numbers in Billion Dollar Mega Millions Jackpot Announced

The winning numbers in the second largest prize in U.S lottery history have just been announced.

The Mega Millions jackpot reached $1 billion on Friday prompting much buzz about the mega-prize and many folks willing to shell out $2 a ticket for their chance at matching all six numbers.

So, did you win? Here are the winning numbers for October 19th:

65-53-23-15-70 Megaball 7

Winners will have up to one year to claim their prize, depending on where they purchased their ticket. If there is no winning ticket, the prize continues to build and could reach an estimated $1.6 billion by the next drawing.

The odds of winning, by the way, are one in 302.5 million. Prior to tonight’s drawing, there had been no winners since July 24th. That prize was won by a group in California.

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