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Local Winner In The Record $640 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

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RED BUD, IL (KTVI) There are at least three new multimillionaires Saturday morning thanks to a massive Mega Millions lottery payout. One of three winning tickets sold in the record $640 million jackpot was bought in nearby Red Bud, Illinois.

According to Illinois Lottery officials, the winning ticket was bought using quick pick at the Moto Mart on Main Street in Red Bud.

Another winning ticket was sold at a 7-11 in Baltimore County, Maryland and a third in northeast Kansas. The winning numbers were 2-4-23-38-46, and the Mega Ball was 23.

Each of the three winning tickets was expected to be worth more than $213 million before
taxes. Americans spent nearly $1.75 billion dollars on a 1 in 176 million chance of winning.

Website: Mega Millions Lottery