Mega Millions jackpot grows to $820 million with a cash payout potential of $422 million

mega millions She raised the ante by another $100 million.

The winning numbers for the $720 million Mega Millions jackpot were revealed on Friday night. The numbers were 29, 40, 47, 50, 57 and a Mega Ball of 25.

But the lack of a jackpot winner in the lottery’s final drawing on Friday night caused the jackpot to rise to an estimated $820 million for the next drawing, which takes place on Tuesday. Almost all of the major prize winners choose to take cash payouts, which were estimated at $422 million on Tuesday.

Mega Millions said in a statement early Saturday that the potential jackpot is the fifth largest in the game’s history.

There was no immediate word on whether any jackpot tickets had been sold.

The jackpot climbed after it was there no winners On Tuesday’s fee is $640 million. There have been no Mega Millions prize winners since April 18th.

Meanwhile, Friday’s jackpot is the fifth largest in Mega Millions history. The potential winner will have the option to take a lump sum of $370.5 million before taxes, or go with the annuity option, which consists of an immediate payment, followed by 29 annual payments.

Friday’s drawing resulted in eight tickets matching five white balls for the $1 million prize. Mega Millions said two lots were sold in Florida, New Jersey and North Carolina, one in California and one in Michigan.

There have been four Mega Millions jackpots north of $1 billion, with the largest being $1.537 billion in October 2018, with one winning ticket sold in South Carolina.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are about 1 in 302.58 million.

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