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With the Mega Millions jackpot soaring high at $850 million, the lottery retailers all across the U.S. are flooded with crowds of people wanting to purchase the tickets and grab that lucky chance of becoming a multi-millionaire. The cash value for this gigantic jackpot stands at $628.2 million. Yes, you read it absolutely right, nearly three-quarters of a billion in cash. Mega Millions has crossed over 35 unprecedented drawings without a winner - the greatest rollovers in the game’s history. The race to the Mega jackpot win started on September 18 as a 20 million grand prize.
The rush at the lottery retailers is said to spike up the lottery jackpot to an even higher amount before Tuesday’s drawing.
The winning Mega Millions Millions numbers for Friday, January 15, 2021, were 3, 11, 12, 38, and 43, with Mega Ball number 15. The Megaplier number for the game was 4.
Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing had no jackpot winner. But 8 lucky winners matched the first 5 numbers for a $1,000,000 prize: 1 from California, 1 from Florida, 1 from Michigan, 2 from New Jersey, 1 from New York, 1 from Ohio, and 1 from Wisconsin. None of the second prize winners purchased the ticket with the Megaplier option, if they had, their winnings would have been increased to a whopping $4 million. As the Megaplier number drawn was 4.
In addition to these, a total of 142 tickets matched four of the five winning numbers along with the Mega Ball to win a $10,000 prize. Of these 22 were purchased with the Megaplier option increasing the prize amount to $40,000, and 27 were sold in California, where the prize awarded for this drawing is $6,286.
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