The Mega Million Lottery Winning numbers for the draw held at 11 p.m. ET are — 17,20,27,31,34, and Gold Ball 19, with megaplier at 4X. The prize amount for Tuesday’s lottery is $20 Million and the cash option is for $16.2 Million but there is no winner of these jackpot numbers pushing the amount to 422 million for the next draw on Friday, July 31, 2020.
Mega Millions lottery game holds its draw every Tuesday and Friday. The last game on Friday, July 24, 2020, had the jackpot prize of Mega Millions lottery at $124 Million and the cash option was for $100.8 Million. It was won in New Jersey and the ticket was sold in Bayonne. So far, the state of New jersy won two jackpots this year.
Mega Millions lottery as mentioned earlier was drawn on Friday, July 24, 2020 and the winning numbers were 8, 33, 39, 54, 58, besides the Mega Ball number 17. The jackpot prize amount was $124 Million and the cash option is $100.8 Million. Prior to it, on June 9, 2020, a jackpot of $414 million ($319.9 million cash) was won by an anonymous player in Glendale, Ariz, and on February 11, 2020, a jackpot of $202 million ($142.6 million cash) was won for a ticket sold in Edison, N.J.
How to play Mega Millions game?
If you are interested in playing the Mega Millions lottery you need to purchase a ticket from a licensed lottery retailer. Ticket sales deadlines vary according to jurisdiction, usually one or two hours before the draw. After purchasing the lottery, you need to choose five numbers from one to 70 for the white balls and then you need to choose one number between 1 and 25 for the gold Mega Ball. Players have the option of choosing the number themselves or the lottery terminal will select them randomly for them.
Cost of the Mega Millions Lottery ticket
The price of the Mega Millions ticket is $2 per play. You can add the Megaplier to the Mega Millions lottery ticket by paying an additional $1. The Megaplier number is randomly selected just before the draw and it will range from X2, X3, X4, or X5. If a player wins a prize using the Megaplier their prize will be multiplied based on this configuration. The Megaplier number is chosen from a pool of 15 balls — 5 of them marked with X2, six with X3, while 3 of them with X4, and just 1 will have X5.