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Lone Ticket Hits Big in Mega Millions

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In a thrilling twist of fate, a solitary ticket sold in New Jersey emerged victorious in Tuesday evening’s Mega Millions drawing, boasting all the magic numbers: 7, 11, 22, 29, 38, plus the golden Mega Ball 4.

Thirteen tickets from across nine states clinched the runner-up spot, matching five numbers to each pocket a cool $1 million. Remarkably, one lucky player hit the jackpot with a multiplier, doubling the prize to a staggering $2 million.

With this being the sixth occasion the Mega Millions jackpot has soared past the billion-dollar mark, Tuesday’s win ranks as the fifth-largest in the game’s storied history.