$512 MILLION: Huge Mega Millions lottery sales prompts jackpot increase

$512 MILLION: Huge Mega Millions lottery sales prompts jackpot increase

Quick Links

USA MegaLottery Places

You closing visited July 23, 2018, 1:12 pm

All instances proven are
Eastern Time (GMT-Five:00)
Mega MillionsMega Millions: $512 MILLION: Huge Mega Millions lottery sales prompts jackpot increase

zerozero

Rating:

By Todd Northrop

A hurry of price ticket sales for the half-billion-dollar Mega Millions jackpot has precipitated lottery officers to revise their estimate for the Tuesday night time drawing to $512 million.

The all-important lump-sum money price is now estimated to be a staggering $303.four million.

Tuesday’s drawing would be the 23rd since Mega Millions had a winner. The present jackpot run-up began on May eight as a $40 million grand prize.

Lottery avid gamers in quest of to test the successful numbers Tuesday night time are instructed to make use of USA Mega (www.usamega.com). State lottery Web websites are generally gradual or delivered to a standstill all the way through busy sessions, whilst USA Mega generally stays responsive.

Mega Millions drawing effects might be posted right away after the 11:00 pm drawing at USA Mega. The choice of winners and new jackpot might be introduced finally collaborating states have reported their information, which generally happens inside a couple of hours after the drawing.

Tickets will stay on sale normally till 10:45 pm Eastern Time on Friday, even supposing avid gamers will have to test with a lottery store of their state for the precise sales cutoff time. (Every state is other.)  Players are strongly prompt to not wait till the closing minute.

The odds of successful the jackpot are roughly 1 in 302 million. The odds of successful any of the Mega Millions prizes are 1 in 24.

Mega Millions tickets price $2 each and every. For an additional $1 in line with price ticket avid gamers should purchase the Megaplier possibility, which multiplies any non-jackpot received through as much as Five instances, relying at the Megaplier quantity drawn that night.

The best state that doesn’t be offering the Megaplier is California, as a result of state legislation banning mounted lottery prize quantities isn’t appropriate with the mounted nature of the Megaplier payouts.

Lottery avid gamers can see an after-tax research of the present Mega Millions jackpot through visiting USA Mega’s Jackpot Analysis web page.

Mega Millions options 9 other prize ranges, starting from $2 the entire approach as much as the jackpot. Players can win despite the fact that they only fit one quantity — the Mega Ball quantity.

Top 25 United States lottery jackpots of all time

Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot these days stands because the 11th-largest lottery jackpot of all time within the United States.  That place might upward push ahead of the drawing, as lotteries are normally conservative of their preliminary estimates, and brisk sales might push the jackpot estimate upper through draw time.

  1. Powerball: $1.5864 billion, Jan. 13, 2016 – California, Florida, Tennessee
  2. Powerball: $758.7 million, Aug. 23, 2017 – Massachusetts
  3. Mega Millions: $656 million, Mar. 30, 2012 – Illinois, Kansas, Maryland
  4. Mega Millions: $636 million, Dec. 17, 2013 – California, Georgia
  5. Powerball: $590.Five million, May 18, 2013 – Florida
  6. Powerball: $587.Five million, Nov. 28, 2012 – Arizona, Missouri
  7. Powerball: $564.1 million, Feb. 7, 2015 – North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas
  8. Powerball: $559.7 million, Jan. 6, 2018 – New Hampshire
  9. Mega Millions: $536 million, Jul. eight, 2016 – Indiana
  10. Mega Millions: $533 million, Mar. 30, 2018 – New Jersey
  11. Mega Millions: $512 million, Jul. 24, 2018 – Preliminary estimate, now not received but
  12. Powerball: $487 million, Jul. 30, 2016 – New Hampshire
  13. Powerball: $456.7 million, Mar. 17, 2018 – Pennsylvania
  14. Mega Millions: $451 million, Jan. Five, 2018 – Florida
  15. Powerball: $448.four million, Aug. 7, 2013 – Minnesota, New Jersey (2)
  16. Powerball: $447.eight million, Jun. 10, 2017 – California
  17. Powerball: $435.three million, Feb. 22, 2017 – Indiana
  18. Powerball: $429.6 million, May 7, 2016 – New Jersey
  19. Powerball: $425.three million, Feb. 19, 2014 – California
  20. Powerball: $420.nine million, Nov. 26, 2016 – Tennessee
  21. Mega Millions: $414 million, Mar. 18, 2014 – Florida, Maryland
  22. Powerball: $399.four million, Sep. 18, 2013 – South Carolina
  23. Mega Millions: $393 million, Aug. 11, 2017 – Illinois
  24. Mega Millions: $390 million, Mar. 6, 2007 – Georgia, New Jersey
  25. Mega Millions: $380 million, Jan. four, 2011 – Idaho, Washington

For the ones preserving ranking, the choice of jackpots within the best 25, through lottery recreation, are:

  • Powerball: 15
  • Mega Millions: 10

Top 25 money price jackpots

Since many lottery winners accumulate their winnings in money, the lump-sum payout is the most important measure of what a successful price ticket might be value.

Looking on the money price, the impending Mega Millions jackpot ranks because the 12th-largest money price in U.S. historical past.

  1. Powerball: $983.Five million money, Jan. 13, 2016 ($1.5864 billion annuity) – California, Florida, Tennessee
  2. Powerball: $480.Five million money, Aug. 23, 2017 ($758.7 million annuity) – Massachusetts
  3. Mega Millions: $471 million money, Mar. 30, 2012 ($656 million annuity) – Illinois, Kansas, Maryland
  4. Powerball: $384.7 million money, Nov. 28, 2012 ($587.Five million annuity) – Arizona, Missouri
  5. Powerball: $381.1 million money, Feb. 7, 2015 ($564.1 million annuity) – North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas
  6. Mega Millions: $378 million money, Jul. eight, 2016 ($536 million annuity) – Indiana
  7. Powerball: $370.nine million money, May 18, 2013 ($590.Five million annuity) – Florida
  8. Powerball: $352 million money, Jan. 6, 2018 ($559.7 million annuity) – New Hampshire
  9. Mega Millions: $347.6 million money, Dec. 17, 2013 ($636 million annuity) – California, Georgia
  10. Powerball: $336.eight million money, Jul. 30, 2016 ($487 million annuity) – New Hampshire
  11. Mega Millions: $324 million money, Mar. 30, 2018 ($533 million annuity) – New Jersey
  12. Mega Millions: $303.four million money, Jul. 24, 2018 ($512 million annuity) – Preliminary estimate, now not received but
  13. Powerball: $284 million money, May 7, 2016 ($429.6 million annuity) – New Jersey
  14. Mega Millions: $281.nine million money, Jan. Five, 2018 ($451 million annuity) – Florida
  15. Powerball: $279.1 million money, Jun. 10, 2017 ($447.eight million annuity) – California
  16. Powerball: $273.nine million money, Mar. 17, 2018 ($456.7 million annuity) – Pennsylvania
  17. Powerball: $263.Five million money, Feb. 22, 2017 ($435.three million annuity) – Indiana
  18. Powerball: $258.2 million money, Aug. 7, 2013 ($448.four million annuity) – Minnesota, New Jersey (2)
  19. Powerball: $254.7 million money, Nov. 26, 2016 ($420.nine million annuity) – Tennessee
  20. Mega Millions: $246.Five million money, Aug. 11, 2017 ($393 million annuity) – Illinois
  21. Mega Millions: $240 million money, Jan. four, 2011 ($380 million annuity) – Idaho, Washington
  22. Mega Millions: $233.1 million money, Mar. 6, 2007 ($390 million annuity) – Georgia, New Jersey
  23. Mega Millions: $230.nine million money, Mar. 18, 2014 ($414 million annuity) – Florida, Maryland
  24. Powerball: $227.eight million money, Feb. 19, 2014 ($425.three million annuity) – California
  25. Powerball: $224.7 million money, Aug. 15, 2012 ($337 million annuity) – Michigan

The choice of money price jackpots within the best 25, through lottery recreation, are:

  • Powerball: 15
  • Mega Millions: 10

Lottery Post Staff

We’d love to look your feedback right here!  Register for a FREE club — it takes only a few moments — and you are able to put up feedback right here and on any of our boards. If you are already a member, you’ll be able to Log In to put up a remark.

Posted 2 mins in the past. No feedback.
Updated: July 23, 2018 — 10:12 pm

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *