Mega Millions Numbers For 12/29/20, Tuesday Jackpot was $376 Million
The Mega Millions jackpot for 12/29/20 was worth $376 million, and here are the winning numbers from Tuesday night’s drawing.
- First Five: 01-31-35-48-62
- Mega Ball: 19
- Megaplier: 3x
Tuesday night’s 12/29/20 jackpot was worth $376 million, with a cash-value option of $287.4 million. The total jackpot could increase depending on the number of tickets sold around the country prior to the drawing. This is the second-largest jackpot of the 2020 calendar year.
The winning numbers on Friday (12/25/20) for the $352 million jackpot were: 17-23-36-69-70 with a Mega Ball of 19. The Megaplier was 2x.
There was no grand prize winner from Friday’s drawing, but there were three tickets sold—one each in New Hampshire, New York and Texas—that matched the first five white balls, and minus the gold Mega Ball, for the game’s second prize of $1 million. Had they purchased the Megaplier for an extra $1, their second prize would have been worth $2 million.
There were 17 tickets sold nationwide on Friday that matched four of the five white balls and the Mega Ball for the $10,000 third prize. Two of those purchased the Megaplier for an extra $1, which made their third-prize winnings worth $20,000.
The last grand prize jackpot winner was from a ticket sold in Wisconsin on 09/15/20 for a jackpot worth $119 million. It was only the fifth Mega Millions jackpot won in the 2020 calendar year.
Here are the five Mega Millions jackpots won in 2020:
$119 million — September 15 in Wisconsin
$22 million — July 31 in California
$124 million — July 24 in New Jersey
$410 million — June 9 in Arizona
$202 million — February 11 in New Jersey
Other recent winners over the last year were a $372 million ticket sold in Ohio and a $227 million ticket that was sold on 09/24/19 in the city of Cedar Park, Texas—a suburb north of Austin.
Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery every Tuesday and Friday night, and it is one of America’s two biggest lottery jackpot games. Mega Millions jackpots start at $20 million, and other prizes pay from $1 million to $2 million or more with a Megaplier. Tickets are $2 per line, and odds of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are one in 303 million. For more information on Mega Millions, or to check your past numbers, visit its website.
Powerball is the other multi-state lottery, and it also starts at $20 million. Its drawings take place shortly after 11 p.m. ET on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Here is the Powerball website for more information, or to check past winning numbers.
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Here are the top 10 Mega Millions Jackpots to date:
- $1.537 billion 10/23/2018 1-SC
- $656 million 3/30/2012 3-IL, 1-KS, 1-MD
- $648 million 12/17/2013 2-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
- $451 million 1/5/2018 1-FL
- $414 million 3/18/2014 2-FL, 1-MD
- $410 million 4/09/2020 1-AZ
Tuesday night’s 12/29/20 jackpot was worth $376 million, with a cash-value option of $287.4 million. This is the second-largest jackpot of the 2020 calendar year.
Mega Millions 12/29/17 winning numbers, live lottery results for Friday’s $306M drawing
The jackpot for Friday’s Mega Millions drawing has reached $306 million with a cash option of $191 million.
The winning numbers are 4,10,18, 28, 62, 7.
If someone hits this evening’s jackpot it would be the 13th largest prize in the 15 year history of Mega Millions.
No one has won the Mega Millions jackpot since lucky ticket holders in Michigan and Rhode Island split $42 million following the Oct. 13 drawing.
On Dec. 1, someone bought a ticket at a Quick Chek in Bayonne that matched five numbers but not the Mega Ball. The standard second-prize of $1 million quadrupled to $4 million because the buyer spent an extra $1 to exercise the Megaplier option.
A Mega Millions tickets costs $2. The odds of a ticket matching five numbers and the Mega Ball are 302,575,350 to 1. It’s a 1 in 12,607,306 shot to win the second prize of at least $1 million by matching five numbers.
It became even more difficult to hit a Mega Millions jackpot beginning with the Oct. 31 drawing when the matrix of balls was altered. Before the changes to the game, it was a 258,890,850 to 1 shot to win the jackpot.
While the number of white balls available to be drawn decreased from 75 to 70, the number of Mega Ball numbers climbed to 25 from 15.
The twice-weekly drawing is held in 44 states as well as Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Mega Millions 12/29/17 winning numbers, live lottery results for Friday’s $306M drawing The jackpot for Friday’s Mega Millions drawing has reached $306 million with a cash option of $191 million.