A lucky Iraqi player scooped Oregon Megabucks jackpot online via TheLotter
One chance in 12,271,512, say! The news about the grand jackpot winners in one or another country around the globe is no longer something surprising. The main intriguing thing is the size of the main prize so that the really huge or the record breaking jackpot winning can create the media frenzy. Interestingly enough, the current world's lottery jackpot record was set by USA Mega Millions. The $656 mln pot was won on 30 March 2012 by the three lucky players from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland. Still it is worth mentioning one of the recent news.
On 1 December 2015, a man came to Oregon Lottery headquarters in Salem and presented the $6.4 mln jackpot winning ticket. That was the citizen of Baghdad who decided to remain anonymous for the sake of security. Interestingly enough, according to the US lottery rules the winners are obliged to disclose their personality. Still accounting the fact that the winner was a foreigner, the lottery operators made an exception.