Mega Millions Winning Numbers and Latest Winners
Mega Millions drawing for Friday 31st January are in – 28, 31, 33, 57, 62 and the Mega Ball 19 failed to produce a jackpot winner, however, there is good news for four lucky ticket holders in the US.
Lottery players in North Carolina, California and New Jersey matched all five white balls to scoop $1m each, whilst one lucky ticket holder in Texas scooped twice that of the other trio of winners, thanks to the lucky multiplier.
The jackpot was estimated at $155m, or $108.3million for the cash option. Due to there being no winners of previous draw, the jackpot for Tuesday rose to $168m (cash option is $118.8m).
December 17th drawing was worth a staggering $375m and while we were all searching our pockets for the single winning ticket, the big prize was claimed in Ohio, after the winner formed a trust. Lottery officials said that “The Great Hope Trust” opted for the cash option and will receive $182,555,782 after 28% state and federal taxes are deducted.
Ohio’s jackpot winner became the 32nd largest prize winner in US lottery history and the 14th largest Mega Millions jackpot since its invention back in 2002.
Do you have your lottery tickets into the next draw? You could be the next big winner making jackpot history. You can’t win unless you’re in! Good luck!