$280K Mega Millions ticket sold in Southern California

$280K Mega Millions ticket sold in Southern California

While no one snagged the $181 million Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night, one lucky lottery enthusiast bought a ticket in San Bernardino County that paid out more than $250,000.

The winning ticket hit five of the six numbers, which were 21, 26, 54, 60, 64 and 3, in last night’s drawing and ended up at $284,808 being the top prize won.

Whoever owns that ticket bought it at United Pacific, located at 27300 W. Lugonia Ave. in Redlands.

In total, 80,940 winning tickets were sold for last night’s drawing, with prizes ranging from $284,808 to $20,922 all the way down to $2, California Lottery officials said.

In California, Mega Millions players have 180 days after the drawing to claim their prize.

The odds of hitting five out of five numbers and the Mega number are 1 in 302,575,350.

Mega Millions is played in 45 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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