Winner Alert: Mega Millions Has A Winner To It’s $1 Billion Lottery Jackpot!
A lucky lottery player is taking home a $1 Billion Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot!
Too good to be true!
But yes, Mega Millions has finally a winner to its since rolling massive jackpot!
A fortunate lottery ticket in Michigan matched all the Mega Millions numbers at around 1:00 a.m. ET last night to bag an estimated $1 billion or $739.6 million as a lump-sum jackpot, before the taxes. This massive jackpot stands as the third-largest ever in the U.S. History of lottery jackpots. The jackpot increased to this whopping amount of $1 billion for Friday night’s drawing as announced by the lottery officials.
The winning numbers for Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing were 4–26–42–50–60 and a Mega Ball number of 24, with the Megaplier Number 2X.
This is the first time in the U.S. history of lotteries that both the Mega Jackpots have topped a total of $700 million.
The grand winning amount is the second-largest jackpot in the history of Mega Millions Jackpot as per the lottery officials. The first being $1.537 billion was won by a person in South Carolina on October 23, 2018, still stands the world’s largest lotto prize ever won on a single ticket.
Looking at your lottery tickets and wandering about the Match 5 winners?
Well, there were two people in Florida, one in Maryland, one in Missouri, one in New Jersey, one in New York, and two in Pennsylvania. Each winner will take home $1 million! Also, there were 2 people — one in Virginia and one in North Carolina, who won the Match 5 + Megaplier, which will make them take sacks of $2 million each home!
According to a press release by the Michigan Lottery, the mega prize of $1 billion, is the 18th Mega Millions jackpot. The last winner in the state shared a grand prize with the Rhode Island winner on October 13, 2017. And interestingly Michigan stands as one of the founding members of Mega Millions.
On Wednesday, even Powerball had a winning ticket in Maryland to its $731.1 million jackpot. The massive winning amount was the fourth largest in the history of Powerball and the sixth-largest in the U.S. Larget history. Both the jackpots have been reset to $20 million each after super massive wins with the next drawings on Sunday 24th Jan. for Powerball and Tuesday 26th Jan. for Mega Millions!
So keep strategizing your winning lottery numbers and trying your luck!
Originally published at https://www.thelotterylab.com.