Winning Numbers Announced for Giant Jackpot

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    The winning numbers in the Mega Millions Tuesday January 4 drawing were 15, 47, 4, 25, 8 and the Mega number was 42.
    The jackpot was $355 million dollars.

    Alex Traverso with the California Lottery said late Tuesday night no tickets were sold in California with all 6 winning numbers.   He noted there still could be a jackpot winner since 41 other states participate in the Mega Millions game.  Traverso said there was no word if there was a jackpot winner in another state.

    Mega Mania Rules

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    Mega Mania swept through Southern California and much of the country Tuesday night, as the numbers were drawn for the fourth largest lottery prize in U.S. history. (Published Tuesday, Jan 4, 2011)

    If a Californian wins the prize, it could be the biggest amount ever awarded in the golden state.  The estimated cash option for tonight’s draw is a whopping $224.2 million.

    Tuesday's Mega Millions made history as one of the largest jackpots in US history. Ticket sales skyrocketed on New Year's Eve when the jackpot was a mere $290 million. No one won the big prize that night, so now it's up another $65 million.