You didn’t win the Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday. The advantage is that the second largest jackpot in the game’s history will be available on Friday.
The Mega Millions jackpot increased to an estimated $ 970 million for those who want their prize in an annual payment, or $ 716.3 million for a single cash payment, after no one matched all the numbers in the game. draw.
Tuesday’s numbers were 10, 19, 26, 28 and 50, plus number 16 for the Gold Mega Ball.
Eleven tickets matched five numbers to win at least $ 1 million. Two of them, both sold in Florida, made $ 2 million because they included an optional Megaplier purchase.
If the jackpot is won on Friday, it would be the third-largest lottery jackpot in the United States, behind a Powerball prize of $ 1.586 million in January 2016 and the current Mega Millions record of $ 1.537 million. October 2018.
This is the longest period without a Mega Millions jackpot winner, according to lottery officials. The last jackpot was $ 120 million, won on September 15 by a player in Wisconsin.
Mega Millions can be played in all states except Alabama, Alaska, Nevada, Utah, and Hawaii.
$ 730 million Powerball drawing for today
The Powerball jackpot isn’t small either.
This Wednesday’s Powerball drawing offers an estimated jackpot of $ 730 million (cash option is $ 546 million).
If won, it would be the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot in the history of the game and the sixth-largest in the history of the US lottery, according to organizers.
Like Mega Millions, Powerball is on its longest drawing streak without a jackpot winner. The last jackpot was won in New York on September 16.
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