Tuesday night's $ 106 million Mega Millions jackpot (with a $ 59 million cash option) was set for 11pm. EAST. Those who played waited to see if their number would be the chosen one and could claim the jackpot. Has anyone won the Mega Millions award?
The winning numbers announced Tuesday evening were 63-69-46-57-34, Mega Ball 11 and Megaplier 3x, according to the Mega Millions website. No winner has claimed the prize, which means that the next Friday draw will be worth a $ 122 million jackpot (with a $ 69 million cash option), according to the official website. C was a winner of the Match 5 with the Megaplier sold in Ohio, which was worth $ 3 million, according to the website.
Last week, a ticket to Florence, in Ky, corresponded to all the winning numbers of the white ball and was worth a total of $ 1 million, previously LEX18 reported. It was the seventh time that a $ 1 million ticket was sold in Kentucky in the last month, according to LEX18.
Mega Millions drawings are held every two weeks, Tuesday and Friday nights, at 11.00 pm EST. Five numbers are chosen from a series of balls with numbers from one to 70 printed on them. The sixth and final ball is chosen from numbers ranging from one to 25. The game is played in 44 states in the United States, including the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands.
If nobody wins the jackpot, every state that participated in the lottery will receive its money back, says the Mega Millions website. Each state that plays the game uses its money differently, and Mega Millions suggests players curious about the unclaimed jackpot money they should contact their local lottery.
Reportedly, the person who won the $ 1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot in South Carolina did not claim the prize, WLTX reported. Lottery officials told WLTX that three weeks had passed since the draw and no one came forward. The winning ticket was sold at KC Mart in Simpsonville, S.C., during the draw on October 23, according to the news station.
The winner has 180 days from the draw to come forward and has until April 21st to request the prize, WLTX reported. The numbers selected during the draw on 23 October were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 5.