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Updated Mega Millions Jackpot:
After 29 roll-outs without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions Lottery now holds a soaring jackpot of $810 million, which is quite an unbelievable amount for any lottery player.
As Friday's grand draw did not have its winner, the Mega Millions jackpot rose to an estimated amount of $810 Million - the largest since the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot drawn in January 2021 was anonymously claimed by a 4-player Michigan lottery club.
The next Mega Millions drawing is set to draw on Tuesday at 11:00 pm Eastern Time (8:00 pm Pacific).
As per the lottery officials, Tuesday's $810 million Mega Millions jackpot is the 3rd-largest jackpot in the game's history and the 2nd-largest lottery jackpot in the whole of the United States.
Even the lump-sum cash value for the same is $464.4 million, which is the 9th largest US lottery jackpot of all time in the cash value list.
The race for the current jackpot started on April 19 at $20 million, and it has been almost 3 months since Mega Millions has drawn a winner.
So if you are wondering, what will this prize money look like in your bank accounts after the federal and state tax deductions, check the tax analysis by The Lottery Lab tax calculator, and know what amount will you bag after winning the grand Mega Millions lottery prize.
Also, the sale of lottery tickets has spiked owing to such a high amount of jackpot prizes.
As far as the Friday night's drawing is concerned, there was no jackpot winner, but there were 4 lucky players who matched the first 5 numbers for a $1,000,000 prize: 1 from Delaware, 1 from New Jersey, 1 from New York, and 1 from Virginia. Three out of four second-prize winners — those from Delaware, New Jersey, and New York — purchased their tickets with the Megaplier option for an extra $1 per play, multiplying their prize to $3 million because the Megaplier number drawn was 3. Not just this, a total of 105 tickets matched four of the first five numbers plus the Mega Ball and win a $10,000 prize. Of those lottery tickets, 16 were purchased with the Megaplier option, increasing the prize to $30,000.
The Mega Millions winning for July 22, 2022, Friday, were 14, 40, 60, 64, and 66, with Mega Ball number 16 and Megaplier number 3.
So, if you are still aren't aware of how to play Mega Millions and crack a slashing win, Do Not Worry! Simply click through The Lottery Lab and get the exact information you should know to mark the winning lottery numbers.
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