Winning $355M lottery tickets sold in Idaho, Wash. state
January 5th, 2011
04:13 AM ET

Winning $355M lottery tickets sold in Idaho, Wash. state

Two tickets matched all six numbers in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing.

The owners of those tickets, purchased in Idaho and Washington, will split the estimated $355 million jackpot.

The winning numbers were 4, 8, 15, 25 and 47, with 42 being the Mega Ball number.

It also paid to be a fan of the TV show, "Lost." Four of the six numbers drawn in the Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery matched the numbers immortalized by the Lost character Hugo "Hurley" Reyes, who hit a $114 million jackpot off them - only to be haunted by the same numbers in later episodes.

If you played Hurley's numbers (4, 8, 15, 16, 23 and 42), you won $150, according to a payout table on the Mega Millions website, though the same table noted that fixed prizes such as the $150 one "may be paid on a pari-mutuel basis and (be) lower than" that amount.

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soundoff (190 Responses)
  1. dan

    somethings fishy, too close in proximity. It was rigged in those two states, someone knows something we dont

    January 5, 2011 at 5:11 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. CHERYL JOY

    GOD BLESS YOU BOTH CONGRATULATIONS AND ENJOY YOURSELVES

    January 7, 2011 at 5:29 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Kefwnyms

    Where's the postbox?

    December 30, 2012 at 10:24 am | Report abuse | Reply
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