Mega Millions

Mega Millions jackpot tops $500M

Lotto winners share tips as Powerball, Mega Millions reach nearly $1B

More than half a billion dollars will be there for the taking Friday after no winning tickets were drawn for the growing Mega Millions jackpot. The numbers drawn Tuesday night were 7, 25, 43, 56 and 59, and the Mega Ball was 13. But no ticket matched all six numbers for the $458 million jackpot, pushing the estimated prize for…

Video: Mega Millions Jackpot-Largest US Jackpots

Here’s a look at the 10 previous highest U.S. jackpots and the winners’ home states: ——— 1. $1.6 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets from California, Florida, Tennessee) 2. $656 million, Mega Millions, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland) 3. $648 million, Mega Millions, Dec. 17, 2013 (two tickets, from California and Georgia) 4. $590.5…

Mega Millions Jackpot Swells to $415M, Third Largest in Game’s History

The Mega Millions jackpot swelled again overnight, surpassing $400 million, after there were no winners in Tuesday’s drawing. The top prize now stands at a jaw-dropping $415 million, or $286 million in cash, making it the third largest jackpot in the game’s history, according to lottery officials. The numbers drawn on Tuesday for a $390 million jackpot, the game’s sixth-largest…