Mega Millions Lottery: Did you win Friday’s $ 221 million draw? Winning numbers, live results
the Mega Millions Friday’s lottery draw jackpot reached an estimated $ 221 million, with a cash option of $ 159.6 million.
Friday’s winning numbers were: 2, 5, 30, 46 and 61. The Mega Ball was 8 with a mega-folder of 3X.
No one across the country hit Tuesday night’s $ 201 million jackpot. There was also no second prize, 1 million tickets sold for this drawing.
In New Jersey, a pair of four-issue $ 10,000 Third Prize tickets and the Mega Ball were purchased for Tuesday’s draw. They were sold at KCC Dollar Mart on South Washington Avenue in Bergenfield and Barbara Grocery and Deli on Barbara Street in Newark.
The winning numbers for Tuesday were: 3, 5, 8, 31 and 38. The Mega Ball was 4 with a mega-folder of 3X.
The odds of buying a winning jackpot ticket that matches the five numbers and the Mega Ball are 302,575,350 to 1. A $ 2 ticket gives a player a 1 in 12,607,306 chance of matching five numbers (but not the Mega Ball) and gain a second. price of at least $ 1 million. The odds of buying a ticket for the third prize of $ 10,000 are 931,001 to 1.
The game is played in 45 states, Washington, DC, and the US Virgin Islands.
the New Jersey Lottery Lawrence’s offices are now open Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm if players prefer to file claims and validate winning tickets in person. Claims can be lodged in a secure drop box at lottery headquarters. This applies to prizes valued over $ 599.50.
If a player wins a prize of $ 25,000 or more (or feels more comfortable submitting a claim in person), appointments can always be made to meet with a lottery representative in person by calling 1 -800-222-0996.
Prizes valued at $ 599.50 or less must always be claimed at lottery retailers.
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