Mega Thousands And Thousands: One Winner In Friday&#zero39;s $450M Jackpot

One down, one to go.

After 23 straight drawings with no grand prize winner, one successful ticket was offered for the $450 million Mega Thousands and thousands jackpot in Friday evening’s drawing, in accordance with the Mega Thousands and thousands web site.

The successful numbers have been 28, 30, 39, 59, 70 and the Mega Thousands and thousands ball was 10.

The successful ticket was offered at a 7-Eleven in Port Richey, Florida, in accordance with the web site.

After all, the winner will solely get the total $450 million if she or he accepts the prize by way of 29 annual funds. If the winner takes a lump-sum payout, because the overwhelming majority of winners do, the money payout will equal about $281 million, much less taxes.

Eight different lotto gamers in six states received massive cash. Gamers in California, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Virginia, Oklahoma and Texas received $1 million by matching 5 numbers. Two different gamers — one in Oklahoma and one in Texas — received $three million as a result of they matched 5 numbers and bought a “megaplier” that elevated their winnings.

The following Mega Thousands and thousands drawing shall be on Tuesday for a $40 million jackpot.

When you’re not one of many fortunate winners, worry not. There’s an opportunity to land a good greater payday with the $570 million Powerball jackpot. The following drawing for that sport shall be Saturday at 11 p.m. ET.

Powerball and Mega Thousands and thousands are the biggest lottery video games within the nation, however their jackpots do not normally develop to such staggering heights on the identical time.

But it surely might change into a extra frequent phenomenon. The principles for each video games have been just lately tweaked — Powerball in 2015 and Mega Thousands and thousands in October 2017 — to offer the video games longer odds.

Smaller probabilities of snagging the jackpots means the prize swimming pools have an opportunity to develop greater earlier than a successful ticket is offered. In the meantime, the video games can appeal to extra gamers by brandishing their eye-popping prizes.

Powerball grabbed headlines a pair years in the past when its grand prize grew to just about $1.6 billion. It marked the biggest lottery prize in historical past. Three successful ticket holders ultimately claimed the prize in a January 2016 drawing.

And because of the October rule change, Mega Thousands and thousands now has slighter worse odds than Powerball.

Particularly, the probabilities of holding a Mega Thousands and thousands ticket with the successful numbers is about 1 in 302.6 million, whereas the percentages of successful Powerball’s jackpot stand at 1 in 292.2 million.

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