Mega Millions results for 10/12/18; did anyone win the $548M jackpot?
Courtesy of Michigan State Lottery
Matt Durr | MLive.com
LANSING, MI – The Mega Millions jackpot is now at a near record-breaking amount as there was no winner of the $548 million jackpot for the drawing held on Friday, Oct. 12.
That means the jackpot for Tuesday, Oct. 16 will be worth $654 million with a cash option of $372 million. That jackpot will be the second largest in the history of Mega Millions and the fourth largest in U.S. history. Should the jackpot increase by $3 million, it would become the largest in Mega Millions history.
The Mega Millions numbers for Oct. 12: 4-24-46-61-70
The Gold Mega Ball: 7
The Megaplier: 3
Mega Millions winners for Oct. 12:
- While there was no grand prize winner, one player matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. That ticket was sold in Arkansas
- That player also played the Megaplier option which increased their winnings to $3 million.
- In Michigan, one player matched four white balls and the Mega Ball to win $10,000. That was the largest prize won in the state.
- There were 1,119,180 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing. In Michigan, 44,422 tickets sold won at least $4 in the drawing.
Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. Five balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 70; the Mega ball is drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 25. The odds of winning the jackpot is 1 in 302 million.
Mega Millions is played in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each.
In other Michigan Lottery news:
- The next Powerball drawing is Saturday night, Oct. 13 with an estimated jackpot of $314 million and a cash option of $179.4 million.
- The next Lotto 47 drawing is also Saturday night, Oct. 13 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.
- Saturday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $100,000. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m.
For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.Mega Millions results for 10/12/18; did anyone win the $548M jackpot? Courtesy of Michigan State Lottery Matt Durr | MLive.com LANSING, MI – The Mega Millions jackpot is now at a near ]]>