By Megan Henney Published March 02, 2019 Features FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print article FILE - In this July 1, 2016, file photo, Mega Millions lottery tickets rest on a counter at a Pilot travel center near Burlington, N.C. The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has climbed to over $450 million, just hours before the drawing, Fr Expand A lucky person in New Jersey woke up on Saturday $273 million richer. Continue Reading Below The winning Mega Millions ticket with all five matching numbers -- 29, 33, 39, 60, 66, plus the gold Mega Ball 21 -- was drawn on Friday night, according to a news release from the lottery. The ticket is worth about $273 million in annual installments over three decades, or a lump-sum package worth about $162 million. If the winner wanted to stay anonymous, however, they’re out of luck: In New Jersey, winners are required to be identified (although under a proposed new law, they would be … [Read more...] about Mega Millions $273M winning ticket sold in New Jersey
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Jan 28, 1:15 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Alex Perry 01/28/19 AT 10:53 AM Each week features two number drawings for the Mega Millions lottery, and this week is no different. Tuesday night will see another chance for players to take home a massive sum of money, but only if they can do the nearly-impossible and get all the right numbers.The Mega Millions drawing for Tuesday, Jan. 29, is at 11 p.m. ET. Nobody has claimed a Mega Millions jackpot since Jan. 1, so it has steadily grown each week to increasingly immense sizes. The jackpot for Tuesday’s drawing will be $109 million, with a $65.3 million cash option.In order to win, players need to pick six numbers and hope all six match to get the biggest prize. Tickets are $2 apiece and players can still win money by picking fewer than six matching numbers. For example, a player in New York walked away with $2 million on Friday despite not winning the … [Read more...] about Mega Millions January 29: Drawing Time For $109 Million Jackpot
Jan 23, 12:21 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Alex Perry 01/23/19 AT 10:48 AM Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing came and went, giving players another chance to potentially take home as much as $82 million if they played their cards right. Unfortunately for anyone who picked up a Mega Millions ticket before the night’s drawing, the jackpot went unclaimed once again.The winning Mega Millions numbers on Tuesday night were 4, 15, 37, 59 and 64, with a gold ball number of 16. There was also a 5X Megaplier. Nobody managed to get all of those, so the jackpot will go up before Friday’s drawing.However, there was good news for one Mega Millions player. Someone in California won the Match 5 prize of $1 million and six players won $10,000.Since nobody won the jackpot on Tuesday, it grew even more. The next drawing is at 11 p.m. ET on Friday, with a jackpot of $96 million. There is also a cash … [Read more...] about Did Anyone Win The Mega Millions Jackpot? Winning Lottery Numbers For January 22
Jan 22, 3:59 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Alex Perry 01/22/19 AT 11:05 AM Another Tuesday means another chance to win big money from the Mega Millions lottery. This time, the jackpot has grown to a massive $82 million, with a cash option of $48.8 million, should the winner decide to go that route.Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing will take place at 11 p.m. ET. As always, players will pay $2 for tickets and pick six numbers. The more a player’s numbers match the winning numbers, the more money they will get. If nobody wins on Tuesday, the next drawing will take place on Friday night and the jackpot will grow by at least $5 million.Nobody has won the Mega Millions jackpot since someone in Glen Head, New York took home $437 million on New Year’s Day. There were precious few winners at all last Friday. Only 12 people took home the $10,000 prize, and two others won $30,000 thanks to a 3X … [Read more...] about Mega Millions January 22: When Is The Drawing For $82 Million Jackpot?
Jan 11, 6:58 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Alex Perry 01/11/19 AT 12:11 PM It is the end of the week, which means it is time for yet another chance to win tens of millions of dollars from the Mega Millions lottery. Since nobody won the jackpot on Tuesday, the grand prize shot up to $50 million.In order to win, players need to get their numbers by 11 p.m. ET on Friday. That is when the winning numbers will be drawn and Mega Millions players will find out if they won anything.The jackpot is $50 million with a cash option of $30.1 million. It had previously been as high as $437 million, before someone in New York bought a winning ticket on New Year’s Day. It was only the second time in the history of Mega Millions that someone won a jackpot on the first day of the year.Nobody has won a jackpot since. It will continue growing if nobody wins on Friday night. A truck advertising the Mega Millions … [Read more...] about Mega Millions January 11: When Is The Drawing For $50 Million Jackpot?