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Mega Millions had 6.1 million tickets, 16 millionaires on Tuesday

There were no new billionaires from Tuesday night’s Mega Millions lottery, but plenty of people won at least some kind of money from the $1.1 billion draw. That includes 16 tickets that made at least $1 million each.

The Mega Millions jackpot for January 13, 2023 has now increased to a staggering $1.35 billion, which is the second biggest jackpot in the history of the game. The next drawing will be held at 23:00 ET on Friday.

Here are the winning numbers from Tuesday night’s draw (January 10th).

  • Top five: 07-13-14-15-18
  • Mega Ball: 09
  • Megaplier: 3x

There was no grand prize winner on Tuesday, but 16 tickets were sold that matched the first five white balls, minus the golden Mega Ball, for the game’s second prize. Three of those tickets, one sold in Connecticut, Florida and New York, are worth $3 million each, since they bought the Megaplier for an extra $1 each.

The other 13 second prize tickets are worth $1 million each since they didn’t buy the Megaplier. They have been sold in: California, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts (2), Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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A cashier prints a Mega Millions lottery ticket at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Chino Hills, California on July 28, 2022. The jackpot for the January 13, 2023 drawing has risen to $1.35 billion, the second highest prize in game history.
Photo by RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images

Additionally, 215 tickets were sold nationwide on Tuesday, matching four of the five white balls plus the Mega Ball for the $10,000 third prize. Forty-one of them purchased the Megaplier for an extra $1, which made their third prize winnings worth $30,000 each.

In all, 6,154,167 winning tickets across all prize levels, ranging from $2 million to $3 million, yielded.

The jackpot for Friday, January 13, 2023 is now $1.35 billion, with a cash option value worth $707.9 million. The biggest jackpot in gaming history was $1.537 billion for a ticket sold in South Carolina for the October 23, 2018 drawing. If no one wins this Friday, the new jackpot will likely become the biggest prize ever. times.

While it might be fun to splurge on tickets to the next draw, an Ohio lottery official cautions to stay within your budget while playing. The Mega Millions website also reminds those where extra funds are allocated from their draws.

“The jackpot has rolled again, keeping all Mega Millions fans on edge for another draw,” said Pat McDonald, director of the Ohio Lottery, which is the national lead director of the Mega Millions Consortium. “Now at $1.35 billion, the Mega Millions jackpot is soaring and making history as the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot of all time. Our member lotteries raise funds for many good causes, from education to conservation programs. We are proud to support these efforts.”

Here are the top 10 Mega Millions jackpots to date:

Value/Date/Winning tickets

  1. US$ 1.537 billion 10/23/2018 1-SC
  2. $1.35 billion – CURRENT JACKPOT
  3. US$ 1.337 billion 07/29/2022 1-CA, 1-FL
  4. US$ 1.05 billion 01/22/2021 1-MI
  5. $656 million 03/30/2012 1-IL, 1-KS, 1-MD
  6. $648 million 12/17/2013 1-CA, 1-GA
  7. $543 million 07/24/2018 1-CA
  8. $536 million 7/8/2016 1-IN
  9. $533 million 03/30/2018 1-NJ
  10. US$ 522 million 06/07/2019 1-CA

Here are the Mega Millions jackpots won in 2022:

  • 10/14/2022 — $502 million
  • 07/29/2022 – US$ 1.337 billion
  • 4/15/2022 — $20 million
  • 4/12/2022 — $106 million (Minnesota)
  • 3/8/2022 — $126 million (New York)
  • 01/28/2022 – $421 million

Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery every Tuesday and Friday night, and is one of America’s two biggest lottery jackpot games. Mega Millions jackpots start at $20 million, and other prizes pay from $1 million to $2 million or more with a Megaplier. Tickets cost $2 per line, and the odds of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are one in 303 million. For more information about Mega Millions or to check your past numbers, visit the website.

Powerball is the other multi-state lottery and it also starts at $20 million. Their draws take place shortly after 11 pm ET on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights. Here’s the Powerball website for more information or to check past winning numbers.

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