Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Indiana

An sign at Bluebird Liquors in Hawthorne, Calif., displays lottery jackpots Friday, July 8, 2016. The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing has soared to over $500 million. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

One jackpot-winning ticket was sold in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, a lottery official said.

Virginia Lottery spokesman John Hagerty told The Associated Press the winning ticket was sold in Indiana.
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he consortium of lottery organizations that runs Mega Millions said a ticket matching all five white balls and the yellow ball would win a an estimated $540 million.

The winning Mega Millions numbers are white balls 8-19-20-55-73 and yellow ball 5.

An estimated $1 billion in tickets have been sold since the last jackpot-winning ticket was drawn in early March. This is the longest Mega Millions run without a winner.

Tickets are sold in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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