The winning numbers for Tuesday’s draw were 7, 13, 14, 15 and 18, and the Mega Ball Gold number was 9.
The Friday night jackpot has now risen to an estimated $1.35 billion, with no winner since Oct. 14. The cash option would be $707.9 million.
While Tuesday’s jackpot was the third largest in Mega Millions history, it was the fifth largest in the United States the lottery History. The biggest prize in lottery history came in November 2022, when One winner is Arsenal Homeland took $2.04 billion.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302.5 million.
The lucky winner can choose either the annuity or the cash option.
Mega Millions annuities are paid as one instant payment, followed by 29 annual payments with each payment increasing by 5%.
“This helps protect the winners’ lifestyle and purchasing power in periods of inflation,” according to the Mega Millions website.
Or, the winner can opt for the cash option: a single one-time payment of the total cash amount in the Mega Millions jackpot prize pool.
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