Mega Millions winners stories and the exciting Mega Millions results
21st October 2020 2:31 PM
With the USA Mega Millions jackpot at the $97,000,000 mark, things are looking even more interesting. Check out the latest lottery results below as well as winning lotto stories.
The last draw, which occurred on the 20th of October, saw no jackpot winners which resulted in the jackpot to get a sizable increase. Nevertheless, there were a total of 439,616 winners that took home a prize during the recent draw. Check out the lotto results here:
Main Numbers - 46, 54, 57, 58 & 66
Mega Ball - 10 Megaplier - X3
Nobody won the last Mega Millions jackpot of $50 Million, meaning no player matched with the 5 main numbers & the Mega Ball. There were also no winners in the second prize tier, therefore, nobody managed to match with the 5 main numbers. However, there were 15 fortunate winners who managed to scoop a prize after matching with the 4 main numbers and the Mega Ball winning $10,000 each. Five of the fifteen winners had purchased their lottery ticket with the X3 Megaplier, landing them a massive win of $30,000. 190 players won $500 each after matching with 4 of the main numbers. 36 of the 190 players had the Megaplier with their ticket, earning them $1500 each.
Mega Millions Winner Stories
The most incredible jackpots have been won with the Mega Millions lottery. Here are the largest 5 Mega Millions winning jackpots ever recorded:
First Place: $1.537 Billion
On October 23, 2018, a South Carolina player who chose to remain anonymous, won the colossal prize of $1.537 Billion. This marked the largest win in Mega Millions history. The state also won big as it scooped $61 Million in income tax.
Second Place: $656 Million
On March 30, 2012, three ticket holders split the winning prize of $656 Million. Astonishingly enough, two out of the three ticket holders had gone ahead with ‘Quick-Pick’ making their win super random and lucky. After taxes, the winners took home $105.1 million each.
Third Place: $648 Million
This jackpot was incredulously won and split by two ticket holders on December 17, 2013; providing them with each a win of $324 Million. The two winners were from Georgia and California.
Fourth Place: $543 Million
On July 24, 2018, a group of 11 colleagues split a win of $543 Million. The 11 winners were working at a Finacial Services company in California, so it’s even more certain they’ll know how to manage the sum.
Fifth Place: $536 Million
One fine day on July 8, 2016, a couple from Indiana bought a few tickets with Quick-Pick which resulted in them winning the giant $536 Million jackpot. They decided to take it away via the anonymous route.
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