$1.28 billion jackpot hit by a lottery ticket bought at a gas station

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 $1.28 billion jackpot hit by gas station lottery ticket

On a Friday night lottery draw, the jackpot was won by a ticket purchased at a Speedway gas station in Des Plaines.

prize in the USA. It's so big because no one has matched six numbers in 29 draws since April 15.

The $1.28 billion prize is for winners who choose an annuity paid annually for 29 years. Most winners choose the cash option, which is valued at $747.2 million for the current draw.

The odds of winning the jackpot are almost 1 in 300 million.

According to the Illinois Lottery , the shop that sold the ticket is also a pretty big winner; he will receive half a million dollars just for selling the ticket.

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