On the 8th of July 2016 an lottery player from India wins $540 million in the Mega Millions lottery! The player had bought the ticket matching all six numbers in the July 8, 2016 drawing of USA Mega Millions lottery. The winning numbers on the ticket were 8-19-20-55-73 and MegaBall 5. This winning ticket was bought at the Speedway at 1589 N State Road 1 in Cambridge City, IN.
The $540 million jackpot prize is the 3rd biggest in the history of USA Mega Millions and gives the person with the winning ticket a $540 million prize in 30-year annuity pay or as a one-time lump sum payment of about $380 million (both before taxes).