The editor's note: It was a technical difficulty with the drawing tonight, and it was temporarily stopped for about an hour before the results were finally posted around noon. 12:10
The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday's lottery drawing is worth an estimated $ 316 million with a cash alternative of $ 195.5 million. The winning numbers were: 11, 59, 66, 67, 68. The Mega Ball sign was 18 . Megaplanes were 4x.
No one has hit the Mega Millions jackpot since March 12, when Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas won the $ 50 million top prize with a ticket he bought at QuikTrip in Kansas City, Missouri. Since then, 1
There were no jackpot winning tickets sold for Friday's $ 295 million drawing. A ticket sold in Georgia matched five numbers and the Mega Ball and is worth $ 1 million.
In New Jersey, a ticket sold at South Orange Supermarket on South Orange Avenue in Newark matched four numbers and the Mega Ball. It is valued at $ 10,000.
Friday's winning numbers were: 3, 16, 21, 61, 62. The Mega Ball sign was 19 . Megaplanes were 2x.
In March, a 54-year-old resident of Alpha in Warren County beat the $ 273 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Mega Millions tickets cost $ 2 each. The odds for a ticket that matches five numbers and the Mega Ball is 302,575,350 to 1. There is a 1 in 12,607,306 shots to win the second prize of at least $ 1 million by matching five numbers.
Mega Millions is played in 44 states, Washington DC and the US Virgin Islands.
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