Friday, 14 December, 2018

California office pool claims $543M Mega Millions jackpot

Spontaneous California office lottery pool wins $543 million jackpot Office workers claim $522M Mega Millions jackpot
Rhonda Young | 06 August, 2018, 17:24

Cal Lottery officials said Friday the winners of the July 24 drawing were 11 members of an office pool, and despite winning almost $47.5 million each, they don't plan to quit their jobs! At the time of the drawing, the prize was listed as $522 million but was later revised upwards to $543 million.

The group showed up at a lottery office in Hayward, California, the day after the July 24 drawing.

Everyone pitched in $2 for a huge return!

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The winners can decide whether to take the entire annuities amount of $543 million spread out over 30 years, or taking the final lump-sum cash option of $320.5 million. He did not say where they worked, other than it's in the financial industry and somewhere in Santa Clara County. "We should play, '" he said. Reyes said he wanted to get the tickets from a local mom & pop shop, adding, "We'll probably have a better chance". "We have a good time and want to stay together".

One of the 11, Robert Reyes, represented the group as the news was unveiled Friday through a news release.

The Sachdev family is thrilled they sold a winning #MegaMillions jackpot ticket at their store Ernie's Liquors in #SanJose.

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Reyes said the group knew where they would buy the winning ticket before they made the purchase.

California Lottery official Mike Neis, right, watched as Amol Sachdev hung a sign, July 25, over his family's store Ernie's Liquors where a Mega Millions lottery ticket worth more than $500 million was sold in San Jose, Calif.

The winning numbers in the multistate game were 1-2-4-19-29 and the Mega number was 20.

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