These are the winners of the draw for this Tuesday, March 14, carried out by Mega Millionsone of the major lotteries in the United States that awards millions of dollars in prizes.
You do not need to be a US citizen or resident to participate in the Mega Millions lottery.only legal age in the jurisdiction where the ticket is purchased is required to participate.
The time you have to claim the winning prize varies according to local rules and regulations, the period can range from 90 days to one year from the date of the draw. For the maximum time to claim the prize, check with the state lottery where the winning ticket was purchased.
Draw date: March 14
Winning combination: 1 7 23 38 55 2
Mega Millions holds two draws per weekon Tuesdays and Fridays, where you have the chance to win several million dollars.
To play Mega Millions, you must select six numbersthe first five must be between 1 and 70, without repetition, the sixth digit must be between 1 and 25.
If you don’t know which combination to choose, you can let Mega Millions choose randomly for you.
To win the Mega Millions jackpot, the pick must match each of the six numbers in the draw. However, you can win from the first draw. The more numbers you get, the higher your prize will be.
Mega Millions prizes range from two dollars to several million dollars.
The prize for each game of Mega Millions is two dollars, which you get back by hitting just one of the six numbers in the draw.
If you win the jackpot, Mega Millions has two options to collect it: the first is in cash, gives a single payment of the total amount obtained during your raffle; the second is through an annuity, gives one payment followed by annual payments for 29 yearseach installment is 5% higher than the previous one.
Mega Millions began on August 31, 1996 under the name “Great Game”. The first draw took place on September 6, 1996, and only six states participated.
At first the raffles only took place on Fridays, it was not until 1998 that they also began to take place on Tuesdays. The following year, New Jersey became the seventh member state, followed by Ohio, Washington, New York and California.
In 2002, the game changed its name from Big Game to Mega Millions, and in 2010 all 45 US states entered the draw, along with the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands.
On March 30, 2012, Mega Millions made history with the biggest jackpot in the world in any game to date: $656 million. The jackpot was divided into three parts.
This lottery industry record stood for nearly four years until it was eclipsed, first, by a Powerball Grand Prize of $1.586 billion in January 2016 and then November 8, 2022 where the same Powerball delivered $2.40 billion.
Mega Millions joined the billion dollar club awarded on October 23, 2018.