12/18/2013 7:41 AM
by Nadine Grimley
DES MOINES, IOWA - Some lucky folks woke up as new millionaires, lottery officials said that two winning tickets were sold in California and Georgia for the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot.
That prize was the second larges in U.S. lottery history. Paula Otto, Virginia Lottery's executive director and the lead director of Mega Millions, said that $336 million in tickets alone were sold for Tuesday night's drawing. That was $17 million more than was originally projected.
The winning numbers were: 8, 14, 17, 20, 39; Mega Ball: 7.
The jackpot reset to $15 million for the next drawing which was set for Friday night.