The winning numbers for Friday’s Mega Millions drawing worth $1.28 billion were 13-36-45-57-67 with a Mega Ball of 14.
The Mega millions and millions jackpot for Friday has risen to an estimated $1.28 billion, in keeping with the sport’s website — and could be the second-largest within the recreation’s 20-year historical past and the third-largest of any US lottery recreation.
The money worth choice of Friday’s jackpot is $742.2 million. The drawing is at 11 p.m. ET on the WSB-TV studio in Atlanta.
The Mega millions and millions jackpot file is $1.537 billion, gained by a single ticket sold in South Carolina in 2018. That is the second-largest jackpot for any US lottery recreation, although it is the world’s largest lottery prize won by just one ticket, in keeping with Mega millions and millions.
The most important jackpot of any US lottery recreation was $1.586 billion — a Powerball prize from January 13, 2016, shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee.
Timothy Schultz, who gained a $28 million Powerball jackpot in 1999 and now hosts a lottery podcast, advised CNN profitable can “actually flip your life on its head.”
He stated after he checked his numbers within the newspaper and realized he gained, among the first calls he made have been to attorneys and monetary advisers.
It could actually change just about the whole lot, relationships, your capability to stay a life,” he stated. “I feel it may well purchase time, which might be invaluable. And, , it is some of the surreal life altering issues that may presumably occur to any person.”
He stated working with a monetary adviser will profit individuals who don’t have any expertise with millions and millions as a result of an adviser will assist the winners perceive what they will realistically can do with the winnings.
Schultz stated he did not think about himself to be materialistic earlier than he gained so his most extravagant purchases have been some vehicles and actual property.
“I discovered that for myself and for lots of people that I’ve met and interviewed that should you win the lottery jackpot it magnifies, or at the very least it may well amplify, your character. It does not essentially change who you’re,” he stated.
He stated whereas he not often performs the lottery today, he did purchase one ticket for Friday night time’s drawing.
Mega millions and millions jackpots begin at $20 million for the annuitized prize and develop primarily based on recreation gross sales and rates of interest for 30-year US treasuries. The percentages of profitable the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.
There are seven different much less priceless prizes that rely upon what number of and what sort of balls a ticket matches. Odds of profitable a $1 million runner-up prize — if a ticket matches the 5 white balls however not the Mega millions and millions ball — are 1 in 12,607,306.
Mega millions and millions tickets are bought in 45 states, Washington DC, and the US Virgin Islands, with drawings on Tuesday and Friday. Tickets are bought on-line in Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and DC, however the purchaser should be in that state.