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Winning Ticket For $522 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Sold In San Jose

SAN JOSE (KPIX) - The lucky winner of Tuesday night's half-billion dollar Mega Millions jackpot bought their ticket in San Jose.

The winning ticket was sold in San Jose at Earnie's Liquors on South White Road where a crowd of well-wishers gathered after the announcement.

The estimated jackpot of Tuesday's Mega Millions is $522 million ($308.1 million cash).

Store owner Kawal Sachdev told KPIX he was taking a nap when one of his employees called and congratulated him.

"I jumped and came right over here," said Sachdev.

The winning numbers were 1 - 2 - 4 - 19 - 29, Mega Ball 20, Megaplier 3.

The odds of winning the jackpot with a $2 ticket were 1-in-302,575,350.

This was the fifth largest jackpot in the history of the game.

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