The winner of Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing has not yet come forward.
In addition to the grand prize winner, 19 players matched five numbers, but not the sixth "Mega Ball" number, the lottery said in a statement. They will receive second prizes of $250,000 each.
Another 158 players won third-place prizes for matching four numbers, plus the Mega Ball number good for third prizes of $10,000 each.
The largest U.S. lottery jackpot was $363 million, won in May 2000. That jackpot was for the Big Game the forerunner of Mega Millions.
In addition to California, Mega Millions is played in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington.