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Mega Millions Had 6.7 Million Winning Tickets Tuesday, Jackpot Soars to $1B

There is no grand prize winner for the Mega Millions $830 million jackpot this week, therefore the multi-state lottery game has zoomed past $1 billion for the 3rd amount of time in history. There have been an incredible number of winners from Tuesday’s drawing, though, including nine new millionaires.

None of the an incredible number of tickets matched all white balls and the gold Mega Ball for the game’s top prize, therefore the drawing for Friday 07/29/2022 has risen to $1.02 billion. That top prize could increase based on the amount of tickets sold nationwide prior to the drawing.

Listed below are the winning numbers from Tuesday night’s drawing.

  • First Five: 07-29-60-63-66
  • Mega Ball: 15
  • Megaplier:3x

Nine Mega Millions tickets from Tuesday 07/26/2022 matched the initial five white balls but missed the Mega Ball, making them second prize winners. Among those nine tickets, sold in Ohio, will probably be worth $3 million given that they purchased the Megaplier for a supplementary $1. Another eight second-prize ticketssold in California, Florida, Illinois, NJ (2), NY (2) and Ohioare worth $1 million apiece given that they didn’t spend a supplementary $1 for the Megaplier.

Mega Millions Jackpot
There have been nearly 7 million winning tickets from the July 26, 2022, Mega Millions drawing. Here, a female talks about her newly purchased Mega Millions lottery ticket as others wait in line prior to the $830 million dollar jackpot drawing on July 26, 2022 in NEW YORK. Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images

In every, there have been 6,775,330, winning tickets between all prize levels, including an impressive 156 third-prize tickets that matched four of the five white balls and correctly matched the Mega Ball. Of these, 36 bought the Megaplier, making their third prize winnings $30,000 rather than the $10,000 won by another 120 tickets.

Here is a break down of Tuesday night’s winning tickets nationwide.

Grand Prize (All 6 Balls)

0 Winners Jackpot Total

2nd Prize (All 5 White Balls, No Mega Ball)

9 Total Winners $1 million minimum

3rd Prize (4 White Balls Plus Mega Ball)

156 Total Winners $10,000 minimum

4th Prize (4 White Balls, No Mega Ball)

4,057 Total Winners $500 minimum

5th Prize (3 White Balls Plus Mega Ball)

10,977 Total Winners $200 minimum

6th Prize (3 White Balls, No Mega Ball)

263,598 Total Winners $10 minimum

7th Prize (2 White Balls Plus Mega Ball)

229,921 Total Winners $10 minimum

8th Prize (1 White Ball Plus Mega Ball)

1,820,119 Total Winners $4 minimum

9th Prize (0 White Balls Plus Mega Ball)

4,446,493 Total Winners $2 minimum

The jackpot for Friday 07/29/2022 has reached $1.02 billion, with a cash option worth $602.5 million. This is actually the third amount of time in history Mega Millions has passed the $1 billion mark for the third amount of time in history, and it’s really the third-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history, trailing only the $1.05 billion jackpot won in January 2021 (Michigan) and the $1.537 billion jackpot won on October 23, 2018 on a ticket sold in SC.

The increased level of the grand prize has stirred a frenzy at Mega Millions retailers, and Ohio Lottery Director Pat McDonald, current Lead Director of the Mega Millions Consortium, thought to “benefit from the ride.”

“We look with anticipation on the growing jackpot,” McDonald said on the Mega Millions website. “Seeing the jackpot build over an interval of months and achieving the billion-dollar mark is actually breathtaking. We encourage customers to help keep play in balance and revel in the ride. Someone will probably win.”

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:

Amount/Date/Winning Tickets

  1. $1.537 billion 10/23/2018 1-SC
  2. $1.05 billion 01/22/2021 1-MI
  3. $1.02 billion Current
  4. $656 million 3/30/2012 1-IL, 1-KS, 1-MD
  5. $648 million 12/17/2013 1-CA, 1-GA
  6. $543 million 7/24/2018 1-CA
  7. $536 million 7/8/2016 1-IN
  8. $533 million 3/30/2018 1-NJ
  9. $522 million 6/07/2019 1-CA
  10. $516 million 05/21/21 1-PA

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