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.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
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.READ MORE: Thousands In Bay Area Still Without Power Following Bomb Cyclone, Atmospheric River
“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.MORE NEWS: Alameda County Board of Supervisors To Take Key Vote On Oakland A's Waterfront Ballpark
This was the fifth largest jackpot in the history of the game.