sold in the United States, at least one lottery ticket with a combination of numbers that allows to qualify for a winning record size - 640 million dollars. The representative of the lottery «Mega Millions» said the winning ticket was purchased in Baltimore County Maryland - about 60 km north of the capital city of Washington. Currently there is no information about the winner or winners of the lottery. The owner or owners of a happy lottery ticket can choose two options for getting the winning - or to receive 462 million dollars on hand at one time, or to receive a certain amount each year. In addition, the winning bidder will be obliged to pay taxes to the federal budget and the state budget. Five chances to guess cherished numbers from 56 possible plus the number of so-called "mega ball" was less than one in 176 million. Experts stress that even the probability of lightning in a particular person is 100 times higher. "No less curious and other statistics: today the chances of dying a violent death in the United States above 8 thousand times and die in road accidents - 20 thousand. Times", - said chairman of the Department of Mathematics, University of Dakota Wesleyan Mike Catalano. See also: Cleaning brought the 19-year-old guy 63000 euros. Lottery - the biggest winnings in history. What is a trillion dollars? Why say "money does not smell"?