The Mega Millions jackpot reaches $790 million, the fourth largest jackpot in history

In last Friday’s raffle, four tickets sold out in Delaware, New York, New Jersey and Virginia with prizes ranging from $3 million to $1 million.

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Jackpot Mega Millions It rose to $790 millionafter no ticket matches all six winning numbers in the Friday night drawing.

Around Fourth largest jackpot in lottery history.

Only 3 lottery prizes have been won“Any game at a level higher than next Tuesday’s prize pool of $790 million,” the lottery said in a press release.

For next Tuesday’s draw, if there is a winner, you can access $790 million before taxes if you choose 30 annual payment options. The other option, which is the most preferred option for the winners, is the full cash prize, which The next fee will be $464.4 million.

Grand Prix has grown because There has been no winner for three months. Those 27 consecutive draws without anyone matching all six numbers allowed the jackpot to gradually grow from its starting point of $20 million in April.

Friday’s winning numbers were 14, 40, 60, 64 and 66 plus the giant Golden Ball 16, according to the lottery website. The prize of 630 million dollars The lottery said the amount equates to about $388 million in cash.

Although not one of all six numbers is drawn, There were four big winners who hit all five numbers.

Three of those tickets, sold out at Delaware, New Jersey and New Yorkchose the Megaplier, with each awarding a $3 million prize.

The fourth ticket that matches five numbers has been sold out in Virginia It was worth a million dollars, according to the lottery.

The biggest prizes in history

three litersThe biggest prizes drawn in the US lottery. One of them, $1.05 billion, was awarded to someone in Michigan on January 22, 2021.

2 years ago, on October 23, 2018, A player from South Carolina received $ 1.537 million, After playing Mega Millions too.

However, the largest award in history was awarded on January 13, 2016. The Powerball jackpot was $1,586 million.

Mega Millions is played in 45 states, as well as Washington, D.C. and the US Virgin Islands, and the game is overseen by state lottery officials.

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