Mega Millions Lottery: Did you win Friday’s $ 288 million Mega Millions draw? Winning numbers, live results (08/27/21)
The Mega Millions Friday’s lottery draw jackpot rose to $ 288 million with a cash option of $ 208.9 million.
The winning numbers were: 1, 10, 44, 47 and 56. The Mega Ball drawn was 23 with a 3x Megaplier.
While no one across the country won Tuesday’s $ 270 million jackpot, a second prize ticket for five numbers but not the Mega Ball was sold in California.
It’s worth $ 1,001,371, as California Lottery prizes vary based on ticket sales and number of winners. They differ from the second fixed prices offered in other participating states.
In New Jersey, a third prize of $ 10.00 was purchased from Acme on Simpson Avenue in Ocean City. It matched four numbers plus the Mega Ball.
The winning numbers for Tuesday were: 17, 18, 26, 52 and 67. The Mega Ball shot was 19 with a mega-folder of 2x.
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 win a second prize of at least $ 1 million. The odd is 931,001 to 1 of purchasing a $ 10,000 third prize ticket corresponding to four numbers and the Mega Ball.
The game is played in 45 states, Washington, DC, and the US Virgin Islands.
The New Jersey Lottery Lawrence office is open by appointment only. You can still claim your winnings – provided they’re less than $ 599.50 – in person at any retailer.
The lottery is also accepting complaints sent by mail, although officials warn that payments could be temporarily delayed. Winners are requested to make copies of the claim form and the winning ticket for their records.
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