$522 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot increased again

$522 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot increased again

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Second jackpot build up since Saturday

By Todd Northrop

For the second one time in two days, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery jackpot has been raised because of surging price tag gross sales for a possibility to win a half-billion bucks.

If one individual wins this night’s Mega Millions jackpot, they are going to now have the opportunity of taking house a $522 million annuity prize paid in 30 installments over 29 years, or a lump-sum money payout of $308.1 million.

With tens of millions of other people dreaming about what they might do with that more or less cash, United States lotteries are printing lottery tickets at a breakneck tempo.

Anyone having a look to play Mega Millions in this night’s drawing and has no longer but bought their tickets will have to no longer hesitate to get to the shop in an instant.

If you are no longer positive the place to shop for your tickets, head proper over to the Lottery Places site to obtain the unfastened app in your telephone or Windows 10 pc. Lottery Places is the one app available on the market that can find lottery outlets in each state and jurisdiction all the way through the United States, in addition to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the United Kingdom.

Due to the overpowering call for to look the profitable numbers this night after the drawing, gamers are prompt to first test USA Mega (www.usamega.com) as a result of that site is much more likely than maximum to be up and operating.

Tonight’s jackpot began at $40 million on May eight, 2018, and is the results of 22 drawings with out a jackpot winner.

When no person received the most recent drawing on Friday evening, the preliminary estimate for this night’s drawing was once established at $493 million. Monday, that estimate was once raised to $512 million. Now, lower than 24 hours after that, lottery officers again raised the reputable estimate to $522 million.

Mega Millions jackpots get started at $40 million and roll till the jackpot is received. Players win the jackpot through matching 5 numbers from a box of 70 numbers and one Mega Ball quantity from a box of 25 numbers. Drawings are carried out every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 pm Eastern Time.

Mega Millions lottery effects are printed inside of mins of the drawing at USA Mega (www.usamega.com).  The USA Mega site supplies lottery gamers in-depth details about the United States’s two largest multi-state lottery video games, Mega Millions and Powerball.

Top 25 United States lottery jackpots of all time

Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot lately stands because the 11th-largest lottery jackpot of all time within the United States.  That place would possibly upward push earlier than the drawing, as lotteries are in most cases conservative of their preliminary estimates, and brisk gross sales would possibly 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: $522 million, Jul. 24, 2018 – Preliminary estimate, no longer 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 retaining ranking, the selection of jackpots within the best 25, through lottery recreation, are:

  • Powerball: 15
  • Mega Millions: 10

Top 25 money worth jackpots

Since many lottery winners acquire their winnings in money, the lump-sum payout is the most important measure of what a profitable price tag may well be price.

Looking on the money worth, the impending Mega Millions jackpot ranks because the 12th-largest money worth 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: $308.1 million money, Jul. 24, 2018 ($522 million annuity) – Preliminary estimate, no longer 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 selection of money worth jackpots within the best 25, through lottery recreation, are:

  • Powerball: 15
  • Mega Millions: 10

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