Winning ticket for $530M Mega Millions jackpot sold in California

Credit: Drew Angerer

Credit: Drew Angerer

One ticket in California matched all six numbers in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing to win the estimated $530 million jackpot. lottery officials said in a news release Saturday morning.

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The winning numbers were 17, 19, 27, 40 and 68 -- with a gold Mega Ball 2, according to the news release.

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It was the seventh largest jackpot in Mega Millions history and the largest since a $1.5 billion prize was awarded last October.

There had not been a Mega Millions winner since March 12, when a ticket in Missouri matched all six numbers.

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The jackpot resets to $40 million for its next drawing Tuesday, contest officials said.

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