Get ready for some thrilling news! The Mega Millions jackpot has skyrocketed to an estimated $480 million, making it the 14th largest prize in the game’s history. Unfortunately, no lucky ticket matched all the numbers in the recent drawing held on Friday. 8, 10, 17, 55, 66 were the winning numbers and the Mega Ball was 3.
But here’s the exciting part: the next drawing is just around the corner on Tuesday! This will be the 24th drawing since the jackpot was last won back in April in New York. Imagine the incredible possibilities that lie ahead if you hold the winning ticket!
The Mega Millions lottery has seen some incredible moments this year. There were six jackpot winners in less than four months, starting with a massive $1.348 billion prize won on January 13 in Maine. The excitement continued with multiple winners across different states, including Massachusetts and New York. In April, history was made when New York witnessed back-to-back jackpot wins totaling $483 million and $20 million respectively, a first in Mega Millions history.
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Now, as the jackpot climbs to an estimated $650 million, the anticipation grows. Unfortunately, there were no PowerBall jackpot winners in the recent draw, which means the wait for a lucky winner continues. However, three tickets sold in California, Illinois, and Colorado matched the first five numbers, earning their owners a cool $1 million each.
Let’s not forget the incredible stories behind some of the biggest Mega Millions wins. Earlier this year, Edwin Castro claimed an astonishing $2.04 billion, the largest Mega Millions jackpot in history. He opted for the lump-sum payment of $997.6 million, while the winning ticket was sold at Joe’s Service Center in Altadena, California. Dreams of sharing the wealth with loved ones danced in Castro’s mind, truly representing the American dream.
With the excitement building, we eagerly await the upcoming drawing. Will Tuesday be the day when someone’s life changes forever? Stay tuned as the Mega Millions jackpot continues to captivate the nation, fueling dreams of a life-altering win.