Two share America's second-largest lottery prize: $636m

  • 19 December 2013
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There are two winning tickets in America's Mega Millions lottery that can be used to claim a share of $636 million!

The jackpot is the second-largest in the country's history, and is the equivalent of £390 million.

One of the winners was a 56 year old woman, who used her family's birthdays for her winning numbers, will get the equivalent of £106 million.

The other winner who picked the same numbers hasn't come forward yet.

The odds of winning were one in 259 million.

The current American jackpot record is $656m - that was split between three winners in 2012.