The $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot winner finally steps forward

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COLUMBIA, SC (WRDW/WAGT) -- It was quite possibly the biggest lottery mystery in South Carolina history.

Who was the lucky winner of a $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot?

Well, the mystery is solved.

The winner of the largest jackpot payout to a single winner in United States history has stepped forward.

It's been more than four months since the winning numbers were drawn on Oct. 23, 2018.

The winner, perhaps not surprisingly, has opted to stay anonymous.

Also not surprising, the winner is taking the one-time cash payout of $877,784,124.



 
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