Jackpot Jumps to $380 Million
The Mega Millions jackpot continues to roll ahead! The jackpot was not won by any ticket matching the six numbers drawn on Friday night which are the white balls 16, 26 37, 40, and 51, as well as Mega Ball 6. Mega Ball 6 – so the jackpot will increase to the estimated amount of 380 million ($198.4 million in cash) for the next draw on October 4.
There were many winners on the final day of September. A number of 7,383,193 winner tickets for all levels of the prize were sold in the draw on September 30. Twenty-two tickets were matched to four white balls, plus four white balls plus the Mega Ball to win the game’s third prize. Four of them are worth $40,000 since they came with the Megaplier (a one-dollar purchase that is available in all states) and were worth 4X on Friday night. The remaining 18 tickets for the third prize are worth $10,000 each.
Since the last jackpot was claimed on July 29 There have been over 10.3 million winners at all levels with 18 winning tickets with a value of $1 million or more. These huge prizes were won throughout 12 different states of the nation: Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Five Mega Millions jackpots won to this point in the year show how it is possible to win any time, from anywhere. A staggering $1.337 billion prize was awarded in Illinois on the 29th of July the second highest jackpot ever in Mega Millions history. This was a long time following a winning of $20 million from Tennessee on the day of April 15. Three jackpots also were won at the beginning of the year which included $426 million in California in January. 128 million was won on the 8th of March in New York on March 8 and $110 million in Minnesota on April 12.