Mega Millions Jackpot is Inching Toward $150 Million

By admin November 30, 2017 15:41

Mega Millions Jackpot is Inching Toward $150 Million

The $132 million jackpot offered by Mega Millions was without any top prize winner. With another straight rollover on November 28, it is on the line to touch $150 million. Yes, you predicted it right. December 1st draw will be offering a jackpot of $145 million. Don’t you want to collect a whopping $91 million? Friday’s winning numbers were 10, 17, 47, 51, 61, Gold Mega Ball 05, and Megaplier 02. No ticket holder either matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. In total, 154,461 ticket holders won prizes worth $4 or more. Among the winners, 9,747 winners are from Michigan. One ticket holder from Michigan earned $1,000 as the largest prize won in the state.

A couple from Cortlandt Manor, Paul and Norma Fox, is planning innovative ways to invest the $5 million Mega Millions jackpot. They have turned among four big lottery jackpot winners who received ceremonial checks worth $16 million from the New York Lottery officials. Lottery officials handed over the prize check on September 22, 2017, at the Lottery Customer Service Center in Fishkill. Playing the Megaplier was the turning point of their win. The Cortlandt Manor couple multiplied their prize by the additional $1 Megaplier. The Mega Millions game, which can be played by investing $2.00 per play, offers nine mind-blowing ways to win prizes. Aspirants are supposed to pick six numbers from two separate pools (five numbers from 1 to 70 and one number from 1 to 25) of numbers.


Nine ways to win Mega Millions prizes

Match Odds Probability Payout
5 White + Mega 1 in 302,575,350.00 0.000000003305 Jackpot
5 White 1 in 12,607,306.25 0.00000007932 1,000,000
4 White + Mega 1 in 931,001.08 0.000001074 10,000
4 White 1 in 38,791.71 0.00002578 500
3 White + Mega 1 in 14,546.89 0.00006874 200
3 White 1 in 606.12 0.001650 10
2 White + Mega 1 in 692.71 0.001444 10
1 White + Mega 1 in 89.38 0.01119 4
0 White + Mega 1 in 36.63 0.02730 2
Win something 1 in 23.99 0.04168 Variable


The ticket with six number matches declared as winning ticket. This lottery game starts at $40 million and grows by $5 million per draw after each no-winner draw. It pays the annuity in 29 annual instalments where every single instalment is 5% bigger than its previous version. However, a lump-sum payment option is also available at Mega Millions.

By admin November 30, 2017 15:41
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