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Mega Millions Jackpot Soars to $750 Million Jan. 15, Second-Largest Ever

The Mega Millions is starting off 2021 with a bang!

For Friday, Jan. 15, the estimated jackpot soars to $750 million with a cash payout of $550.6 million. This eye-watering amount makes it the second-largest jackpot in the history of Mega Millions.

Winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, Jan. 15

Don’t miss the Mega Millions drawings, occurring weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. EST. Find tonight’s winning numbers below shortly after the drawing.

Winning numbers: 3 – 11 – 12 – 38 – 43 Mega Ball: 15

Megaplier: 4X

Millionaire Match 5 winners galore!

The last Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, Jan. 12 did not have any big jackpot winners. Nonetheless, the drawing paid out for many lucky ticket holders who managed to snag the second-place prize. As a recap, the winning numbers were 12 – 14 – 26 – 28 – 33 and a gold Mega Ball of 9.

Nationwide, players ranging from East to West Coast became millionaires with nine second-place winning tickets that matched all five white balls:

  • California
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • New Jersey
  • Texas
  • Washington

Also, a winner from Florida not only snagged a Match 5 winner but also added on the $1 Megaplier option doubling the prize to $2 million.

Online option for lotto tickets

With the soaring numbers of both Mega Millions and Powerball, know that you have options on how you buy lottery tickets in Pennsylvania. The PA online lottery offers an online alternative instead of setting foot inside a physical lottery retailer.

Even if you aren’t located in the Keystone State, there are other states that offer online lottery tickets as well:

  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • New York

Remember you must be 18 or older to purchase lottery tickets. Please play responsibly.

The Mega Millions jackpot is sitting at its second-biggest ever at $750 million. Check the winning numbers here after 11 p.m. ET.

Mega Millions Jan. 22 Jackpot Approaching $1 Billion!

Here we go again! In the history of Mega Millions, this is only the third time that the jackpot is approaching the $1 billion mark. Friday, Jan. 22, the Mega Millions estimated jackpot is $970 million with a cash payout option of $716.3 million.

Certainly, there is history in the making here as this jackpot amount would be the second-largest prize ever.

Winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, Jan. 22

Check those tickets on Tuesdays and Fridays after 11 p.m. EST. The Mega Millions holds two drawings weekly and winning numbers for tonight’s drawing get posted below.

Winning numbers: 4 – 26 – 42 – 50 – 60 Mega Ball: 24

Megaplier: 2X

11 Match 5 tickets worth at least $1 million sold

With such a huge jackpot number, it means that plenty of tickets were sold. In fact, nationwide more than 5.1 million tickets were winners for Tuesday’s drawing. As a recap, the Jan. 19 drawing had winning numbers of 10 – 19 – 26 – 28 – 50 with a Mega Ball of 16.

The following states sold at least one winning ticket that matched all five white balls, making the prize worth $1 million:

  • Florida
  • California
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Mississippi
  • New Jersey (2 tickets)
  • Pennsylvania
  • Washington

The PA Lottery announced that the winning ticket was sold at Gingrich’s Food Market located on 216 W. Hill St. Bainbridge. So far, the winner has not claimed the prize yet.

Additionally, two winners from Florida added on the extra $1 Megaplier option multiplying the prize from $1 million to $2 million. A worthwhile $1 investment, indeed.

Online lottery tickets for sale

Here in the Keystone State, the PA online lottery gives you an alternative to buying tickets from a traditional lottery retailer. Instead, you can buy tonight’s Mega Millions tickets through the convenience of your mobile device or desktop.

For those of you not located in PA, there are other states that offer online lottery sales as well:

  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • New York

The Mega Million jackpot is now the second largest in history at $970 million. If you play in PA, check those tickets for a million-dollar winner.