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Half-billion buck jackpot is 11th-largest in US lottery historical past

By Todd Northrop

What higher method to relax a sizzling summer season than with a fab mountain of money?

After 22 drawings with no jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery sport now boasts a swelling jackpot of just about a half-billion bucks that might straight away put any individual a few of the wealthiest other folks on the earth.

When no person received Friday night time’s grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $493 million — the biggest since a $533 million Mega Millions jackpot from the March 30 drawing used to be claimed by means of a New Jersey guy.  (See  NJ guy claims $533 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot Lottery Post, Apr. 13, 2018.)

The subsequent Mega Millions drawing is on Tuesday night time at 11:00 pm Eastern Time (eight:00 pm Pacific).

Tuesday’s $493 million Mega Millions jackpot is the 5th-largest within the sport’s historical past, and the 11th-largest United States lottery jackpot of all time (see complete record beneath).

The lump-sum money worth of $296 million is the 12th-largest at the all-time US lottery jackpot money worth record.

The present jackpot run-up began on May eight as a $40 million grand prize — it’s been greater than 2 months since Mega Millions has had a jackpot winner.

Lottery avid gamers questioning what all the money will seem like of their checking account after federal and state taxes are taken out can see an after-tax research of the present Mega Millions jackpot by means of visiting USA Mega’s Jackpot Analysis web page.

The rush of price tag gross sales over the following couple of days most likely will propel the jackpot to a fair upper quantity sooner than the drawing takes position Tuesday. Lottery Post and USA Mega will replace the jackpot tallies displayed if such an building up happens.

In Friday night time’s Mega Millions drawing, there used to be no jackpot winner, however 2 fortunate avid gamers matched the primary Five numbers for a $1,00zero,00zero prize: 1 from Illinois and 1 from Pennsylvania.

Unfortunately, neither of the second-prize winners bought their price tag with the Megaplier choice for an additional $1 in keeping with play.  If they’d, their prize would had been higher to $2 million, for the reason that Megaplier quantity drawn used to be 2.

The Megaplier choice isn’t to be had in California, for the reason that fastened nature of the prize building up presented with the Megaplier isn’t suitable with California’s pari-mutuel payouts. By legislation, California awards all lottery prizes on a pari-mutuel foundation, which means the prizes will alternate each and every drawing in keeping with the quantity of tickets bought and the quantity of tickets that received at each and every prize stage.

Also, a complete of 47 tickets matched 4 of the primary 5 numbers plus the Mega Ball to win a $10,00zero prize. Of the ones tickets, Five have been bought with the Megaplier choice, expanding the prize to $20,00zero, and seven have been bought in California, the place the prize awarded this drawing is $10,206.

The Mega Millions profitable numbers for Friday, July 20, 2018, have been 1, 14, 30, 44, and 62, with Mega Ball quantity 1. The Megaplier quantity used to be 2.

Following the Friday drawing, the Mega Millions annuity jackpot estimate used to be raised $60 million from its earlier quantity of $433 million. The money worth used to be raised by means of $36 million from its earlier quantity of $260 million. 

Mega Millions is these days presented on the market in 44 states, plus Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Drawings are Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 pm Eastern Time. Tickets price $2 each and every.

The Mega Millions profitable numbers are revealed at USA Mega (www.usamega.com) mins after the drawing takes position.

Top 25 United States lottery jackpots of all time

Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot these days stands because the 11th-largest lottery jackpot of all time within the United States.  That place might upward thrust sooner than the drawing, as lotteries are normally conservative of their preliminary estimates, and brisk gross sales might push the jackpot estimate upper by means of 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: $493 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 holding ranking, the quantity of jackpots within the most sensible 25, by means of lottery sport, 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 a very powerful measure of what a profitable price tag may well be value.

Looking on the money worth, the approaching 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: $296 million money, Jul. 24, 2018 ($493 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 quantity of money worth jackpots within the most sensible 25, by means of lottery sport, are:

  • Powerball: 15
  • Mega Millions: 10

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Is that right kind 22 attracts? 

 

How a lot does someone wish to wager the following lottery winner is in NJ, PA, DE, or midwest?

 

It will border $500 by means of Tues afternoon and gross sales will pass during the roof.

Selling pieces and making a living is my new lottery.

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Is that right kind 22 attracts? 

 

How a lot does someone wish to wager the following lottery winner is in NJ, PA, DE, or midwest?

 

It will border $500 by means of Tues afternoon and gross sales will pass during the roof.

You posted a pair of days in the past it might no longer roll over $500 Million and can be received.

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$296 Million Cash minus the Swamps minimize of 37%………….$186 Million and alter……….Yeah,,,,I will be able to are living with that.

Integrity  is the easy act of doing what is correct at all instances

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You posted a pair of days in the past it might no longer roll over $500 Million and can be received.

Lol and  that two other folks would cut up the jackpot.

“Everything works  ONCE!”

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Lol and  that two other folks would cut up the jackpot.

Lol  Original Bey it’s simple to be psychic. Just put up repeatedly converting details and  eventualities. You too can say you had the profitable jp numbers however posted the mistaken ones accidentally within the demanding situations. Also repeatedly make obscure claims about “seeing something.” Lol

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Come on Mega Millions I’m reckoning on you to set a brand new file for Mega Millions. The previous one used to be set on March 30, 2012. $656 million. We can do it!

 It is simply too dangerous that Puerto Ricans don’t play MM. But at this time they have got extra essential issues on their minds like survival and getting better from a Hurricane.

  I’m certain that the media shall be speaking about this jackpot. The extra avid gamers the merrier we’re.

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Who would you inform first while you fit all the numbers Tuesday night time? Your Mom? Spouse? Psychiatrist? a Divorce legal professional? 

Confused

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Who would you inform first while you fit all the numbers Tuesday night time? Your Mom? Spouse? Psychiatrist? a Divorce legal professional? 

Confused

oh this is simple…..my German Shepherd… He would take a look at me with the top tilt to the left after which to the correct questioning if he used to be getting a deal with or going for a experience. If I advised the Mrs (AKA the War Dept.) she would straight away turn into the Mayor of Nutbagville  Crazy

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I forgot so as to add, My Boss. 

 I’m certain that you just should have plans on your German Shephard like higher meals, canine area, and so on.

 Your Mrs. will love you eternally.

Cheers

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I might inform my 100year previous grandmother.  She nonetheless play the lottery.

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Looks like we’ve got reached Record Setting Territory as soon as once more!

A thoughts as soon as stretched by means of a brand new concept by no means returns to its authentic dimensions!

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I knew it might roll after I noticed 1 because the main quantity, and 1 because the Mega Ball for July 20th drawing. I am sitting out for Tuesday’s draw. I’m hoping it rolls.

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I might inform my 100year previous grandmother.  She nonetheless play the lottery.

EnReval,  How candy of you to assume of your grandmother first. Cherish her as some right here now not have grandmothers. They is also grandmothers themselves.

Good Luck to you!

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What higher method to relax a sizzling summer season? I will be able to accept this image.

Replace Walter & Skylar White with me & the Mrs having a look at that pile of money- in any garage locker.

* How about them dream apples?

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