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Somebody is a lot richer Wednesday morning.
According to the lottery, someone matched all six numbers to claim the Mega Millions jackpot of $1.13 Billion in Tuesday night’s drawing.
The winning ticket was sold in New Jersey.

The winning numbers drawn Tuesday night were 7, 11, 22, 29, 38 and the Mega Ball 4. The Megaplier multiplier was 2X.


In addition to the jackpot, 11 tickets (1 Colorado, 2 Florida, 2 Georgia, 1 Illinois, 1 Indiana, 1 Michigan, 2 New York, 1 Ohio) matched all five white balls that won $1,000,000 each. A New York player won $2,000,000 with the Megaplier 2X option. And a California player got $1,058,180.

There were also 113 tickets nationwide that won $10,000 prizes, another 34 tickets won $20,000 prizes, and 24 tickets (California) players won $6,108 prizes.

Nationwide, the U.S. – Mega Millions drawing produced more than 3,693,900 winning tickets, with players winning lower-tier cash prizes worth a combined $34.24 million.

These are the prize payouts for all states that play Mega Millions combined, along with the prize values for each prize tier, with and without the “Megaplier” on Tue, Mar 26, 2024:

Match Winners Prize Megaplier Winners Megaplier Prize
O O O O O | O 1 1,130,000,000 USD X X
O O O O O 12 1,000,000 USD 1 2,000,000 USD
O O O O | O 137 10,000 USD 34 20,000 USD
O O O O 2,751 500 USD 723 1,000 USD
O O O | O 6,209 200 USD 1,604 400 USD
O O O 144,540 10 USD 35,141 20 USD
O O | O 115,991 10 USD 27,488 20 USD
O | O 824,889 4 USD 187,348 8 USD
| O 1,919,016 2 USD 427,969 4 USD

The jackpot has a cash value of $537.5 million, before taxes.

Tuesday’s billion-dollar drawing is the 5th-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history. The largest Mega Millions jackpot ever was won in August 2023 by a single ticket in Florida, worth $1.58 billion.

These are the five largest Mega Millions jackpots in the game’s history:

Rank Jackpot Prize Draw Date Winners
1 US$ 1.58 Billion 08/08/2023 Florida
2 US$ 1.537 Billion 23/10/2018 South Carolina
3 US$ 1.35 Billion 14/01/2023 Maine
4 US$ 1.337 Billion 29/07/2022 Illinois
5 US$ 1.13 Billion 26/03/2024  

Before Tuesday’s win, the jackpot had been swelling after rolling over for 31 consecutive drawings, since the last time someone won the top prize on Dec. 8, 2023.

Mega Millions is offered in 43 US States, in the District of Colombia and in the U.S Virgin Islands. Tickets are $2 for one play. Players must match all five numbers plus the Mega Ball number to claim the jackpot. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.

Players around the world can play US Mega Millions online outside US via lottery messenger service sites with tickets cost $5 each. To avoid online scams be sure that the site you are using is legitimate. For a comparison of three online retailers already reviewed by read here.

Mega Millions Winning Results

The jackpot for Friday, March 29, 2024 ’s drawing rolls back to $20,000,000 with a cash option of $9.5 million.

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Please read HOW TO PLAY US MEGA MILLIONS FROM OUTSIDE THE US to be introduced step by step and avoid risks when you buy lotto tickets online.



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