There was a winner in the Tuesday night Mega Millions Jackpot drawing for $355 million, but officials are not naming names just yet.
At least one ticket with the winning numbers of 04, 08, 15, 25, 47 and Mega Number 42 was sold. Reports show that a winning ticket was sold to a customer at a store in Idaho. The winner has not come forward yet to claim the prize.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot were 1 in 176 million, and the cash payout for the multi-million dollar prize is about $224 million. This week’s drawing marked the biggest possible jackpot since August 2009.
Daniel Elton, senior editor at American Magazine writes about politics and policy with a focus on climate advocacy. Daniel previously at the New Republic and, and Self. Daniel can be reached by email.