Without winners last Friday, $ 40 million, the next Mega Millions jackpot will increase to $ 45 million ($ 25 million in cash).
For those who feel lucky, we will have the results live from the Mega Millions numbers on Tuesday night for the results of 10/30/18 listed below:
In a controversial and strange turn of events, the design of Mega Millions on Tuesday encountered technical difficulties as no Mega Ball fell.
The Mega Ball was later revealed as two. Here are the results of the Mega Millions draw on Tuesday night:
Mega Ball: 23 (initially delayed due to technical difficulties)
A ticket purchased in South Carolina last Tuesday equaled the winning numbers of 5-28-62-65-70 and the number of Mega Balls of 5, claiming a record $ 1.537 billion jackpot, according to an official press release Mega Millions.
However, there were many other big winners on Tuesday night. According to the Mega Millions website, there are 36 total second prize winners, valued at $ 1 million.
"Eight were in California, four each in Florida and New York, two each in Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey and Virginia, and one each in Arizona, in the District of Columbia, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin, "according to the Mega Millions website.
The million-dollar bills would have matched all five white balls but not the Mega Ball of gold.
The previous Mega Millions jackpot record of $ 656 million on March 30, 2012, was shared by winners in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland, while a $ 648 million jackpot was won in California and Georgia on December 17, 2013.
Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery and one of the two biggest games in America's lottery jackpots. Jackpots start at $ 40 million and other prizes pay from $ 1 million to $ 2 million or more with a Megaplier.
The odds of winning with a $ 2 Mega Millions ticket are 303 million.
The best Mega Millions jackpots to date:
Amount / Date / Winning tickets
$ 1.537 billion on 10/23/18, 1-SC
$ 656 million on 03/30/2012, 3-IL, KS, MD
$ 648 million on 12/17/2013, 2-CA, GA
$ 543 million on 07/24/2018, 1-CA
$ 536 million on 7/8/2016, 1-IN
$ 533 million on 03/30/2018, 1-NJ
$ 451 million on 1/5/2018, 1-FL
$ 414 million on 03/18/2014, 2-FL, MD
$ 393 million 8/11/2017, 1-IL
$ 390 million on 3/6/2007, 2-GA, NJ