Mega Millions jackpot has risen to $630 million after no one matched all six numbers on Tuesday.
(Top Story) – The Mega Millions jackpot has risen to $630 million after no one matched the winning six numbers on Tuesday.
According to the lottery’s website, the winning numbers were 2, 31, 32, 37, 70, plus the gold Mega Ball 25. The $555 million jackpot won last night was the fifth largest in lottery history.
The next drawing will be held on Friday, with a cash prize of $360 million expected. According to the lottery’s website, strong ticket sales helped push Tuesday’s prize to its historical high of approximately $317 million in cash.
There were four big winners on Tuesday who drew the first five numbers and each won $1 million. According to the lottery, 52 winners matched the first four numbers and the Mega Ball.
A $20 million jackpot was won on April 15, and there have been over 15.5 million winning tickets at all prize levels since then, including 25 worth $1 million or more, according to the lottery ahead of last night’s drawing.
This year, three other jackpots have been won: a $426 million prize in California on January 28, a $128 million jackpot in New York on March 8, and a $110 million jackpot in Minnesota on April 12.