One lucky winner in Illinois struck it rich Friday night, hitting all six numbers to win the Mega Millions $1.337 billion jackpot. It had been the second-largest lottery jackpot in the game’s history. As well as the grand prize winner, there have been 26 tickets sold nationwide which are worth at the very least $1 million, and there have been a complete of 14,391,740 tickets that won money.
Listed below are the winning numbers from Friday night’s drawing.
- First Five: 13-36-45-57-67
- Mega Ball: 14
- Megaplier: 2x
Twenty-six Mega Millions tickets from Friday 07/29/2022 matched the initial five white balls but missed the Mega Ball, making them second prize winners. Six of these ticketssold in Arkansas, Florida (3), Iowa and Pennsylvania are worth $2 million given that they purchased the Megaplier for a supplementary $1. Another 20 second-prize ticketssold in California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota (2), NEW YORK (2) New Hampshire, NY, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas (2) and Wisconsinare worth $1 million given that they didn’t spend a supplementary $1 for the Megaplier.
In every, there have been 14,391,740, winning tickets between all prize levels, including an impressive 375 third-prize tickets that matched four of the five white balls and correctly matched the Mega Ball. Of these, 68 bought the Megaplier, making their third prize winnings $20,000 rather than the $10,000 won by another tickets.
Here is a break down of Friday night’s winning tickets nationwide.
Grand Prize (All 6 Balls)
1 Winners Jackpot Total
2nd Prize (All 5 White Balls, No Mega Ball)
26 Total Winners $1 million minimum
3rd Prize (4 White Balls Plus Mega Ball)
375 Total Winners $10,000 minimum
4th Prize (4 White Balls, No Mega Ball)
8,517 Total Winners $500 minimum
5th Prize (3 White Balls Plus Mega Ball)
22,596 Total Winners $200 minimum
6th Prize (3 White Balls, No Mega Ball)
551,159 Total Winners $10 minimum
7th Prize (2 White Balls Plus Mega Ball)
480,665 Total Winners $10 minimum
8th Prize (1 White Ball Plus Mega Ball)
3,806,290 Total Winners $4 minimum
9th Prize (0 White Balls Plus Mega Ball)
9,522,111 Total Winners $2 minimum
The jackpot for Tuesday 08/02/2022 resets to $20 million, with a cash option worth $11.6 million.
The increased quantity of the grand prize stirred a frenzy at Mega Millions retailers, and Ohio Lottery Director Pat McDonald, current Lead Director of the Mega Millions Consortium, told players to “benefit from the ride.”
“Congratulations to the Illinois Lottery for selling the winning ticket for the $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot,” McDonald said on the Mega Millions website. “We have been thrilled to possess witnessed one of the primary jackpot wins in Mega Millions history. We’re wanting to learn who won and appearance forward to congratulating the winner soon! On top of that, this exciting jackpot run has already established a substantial positive effect on the revenues once and for all causes raised by our member lotteries.”
Mega Millions is really a multi-state lottery every Tuesday and Friday night, in fact it is among America’s two biggest lottery jackpot games. Mega Millions jackpots start at $20 million, along with other prizes pay from $1 million to $2 million or even more with a Megaplier. Tickets are $2 per line, and probability of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are one in 303 million. To find out more on Mega Millions, or even to check your past numbers, visit its website.
Powerball may be the other multi-state lottery, looked after starts at $20 million. Its drawings happen soon after 11 p.m. ET on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights. This is actually the Powerball website to learn more, or even to check past winning numbers.
Listed below are the very best 10 Mega Millions Jackpots up to now:
- $1.537 billion 10/23/2018 1-SC
- $1.337 billion 07/29/2022 1-IL
- $1.05 billion 01/22/2021 1-MI
- $656 million 3/30/2012 1-IL, 1-KS, 1-MD
- $648 million 12/17/2013 1-CA, 1-GA
- $543 million 7/24/2018 1-CA
- $536 million 7/8/2016 1-IN
- $533 million 3/30/2018 1-NJ
- $522 million 6/07/2019 1-CA
- $516 million 05/21/21 1-PA