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    A lottery jackpot of more than a billion US dollars has been struck...after growing steadily since September last year

    A lottery jackpot of more than a billion US dollars has been struck...after growing steadily since September last year


    The Mega Millions payout...assuming it's claimed...is the third largest ever.

    The winning ticket was purchased at a supermarket in Detroit, and beat odds of one im more than 300 million.

    The winner will take the full jackpot if they accept is an annuity, paid in 30 annual instalments.

    Most winners go for a cash lump sum...which in this case would be 557 million after taxes.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     Today's News

    Cricket:
    Bowling coach Jacob Oram believes all the ingredients are there for a change in the White Ferns' fortunes 8:17

    Politics:
    A transport lobby group's concerned about delays to Auckland's Skypath project 8:07

    Health & Safety:
    GP's feel they're missing out as health care workers jump the vaccine queue 7:57

    Entertainment:
    Jared Leto says “everybody wanted to hold” the fake severed head he took to the Met Gala in 2019 7:50

    Business:
    New payments hope to encourage more farmers to meet the environment and animal expectations 7:47

    Rugby:
    Highlanders co-captain Ash Dixon's been left disappointed following his 100th appearance for the franchise 7:37

    Golf:
    Lydia Ko's the clubhouse leader at the latest LPGA Tour event in Florida 7:27

    Entertainment:
    Heidi Klum thinks her daughter Leni’s modelling career is “amazing” 7:20

    Rugby:
    The All Blacks will play the opening game of the 2023 rugby World Cup against traditional tournament rivals France in Paris 7:17

    Entertainment:
    Liam Payne wanted to be an archaeologist when he was younger 6:50


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