No Grand Winner in Tuesday Night’s Mega Millions

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By admin December 20, 2017 18:25

No Grand Winner in Tuesday Night’s Mega Millions

Mega Millions lottery had another jackpot rollover. December 19th draw worth $223 million – $141 million as cash option – went without any jackpot winner. The winning numbers for yesterday night’s Mega Millions were 28, 37, 39, 42, 58, Mega Ball 02, and Megaplier 03. A $247 million is on offer for the Friday (Dec. 22, 2017) night’s draw. One can collect $155 million by matching all six (five Main Numbers and the Mega Ball) numbers drawn. Here is the complete prize breakdown of the draw:

 

Match Total Winners Prize Amount Megaplier Winners Megaplier Prize Amount
5 + 1 0 $223,000,000
5 + 0 0 $1,000,000 0 $3,000,000
4 + 1 12 $10,000 2 $30,000
4 + 0 359 $500 34 $1,500
3 + 1 1,052 $200 125 $600
3 + 0 24,480 $10 3,194 $30
2 + 1 21,335 $10 2,874 $30
1 + 1 172,008 $4 22,950 $12
0 + 1 439,142 $2 59,253 $6

 

You can buy Mega Millions ticket at $2.00 per play. To participate in a Mega Millions game, a player picks five Main Numbers from a range of 70 numbers and one Mega Ball number from a range of 25 numbers. As per the new rule, Mega Millions jackpots start at $40 million and grow by a minimum of $5 million after every single rollover. Known for its audacious winning odds, the Mega Millions lottery is played in 44 states, the U. S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia. The Megaplier feature opens an extra opportunity for the players; it multiplies the non-jackpot prizes by 2, 3, 4 or 5 times. One can get this option by paying an additional $1 per play. Here’s the list of top 10 winnings collected:

 

Rank Amount Date Winning Tickets States With Winning Tickets
1 $656 million Mar. 30, 2012 3 Kansas, Illinois, Maryland
2 $648 million Dec. 17, 2017 2 California, Georgia
3 $536 million Aug. 7, 2016 1 Indiana
4 $414 million Mar. 18, 2014 2 Florida, Maryland
5 $393 million Aug. 11, 2017 1 Illinois
6 $390 million Mar. 6, 2007 2 Georgia, New Jersey
7 $380 million Jan. 4, 2011 2 Idaho, Washington
8 $336 million Aug. 28, 2009 2 California, New York
9 $330 million Aug. 31, 2007 4 Maryland, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia
10 $326 million Nov. 4, 2014 1 New York

 

The Mega Millions lottery dates back to 1996, known by The Big Game when it first started. It is a progressive lottery. On Aug. 11, 2017, Patricia Busking of Illinois won the biggest Mega Millions prize ($393 million) of this year. This American LOTTO gives winners two options to collect the jackpots. A winner can either collect the lump-sum payment or one immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments. In the annuity option, each payment is 5% bigger than the previous one.

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By admin December 20, 2017 18:25
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