Mega Hundreds of thousands jackpot now 4th largest in recreation’s historical past

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(NEXSTAR) – The present Mega Hundreds of thousands Jackpot is the fourth largest within the historical past of the sport after one other draw failed to supply a grand prize winner.

Friday’s profitable numbers – 15, 21, 32, 38, 62 and Mega Ball 8 – are unparalleled, persevering with the development of the 22 draw that started in mid-October. The jackpot is at the moment at an estimated $785 million, and the money possibility he’s at $395 million.

That quantity is formally acknowledged because the fourth largest jackpot in Mega Hundreds of thousands historical past, after three comparatively latest jackpots exceeding $1 billion.

The present jackpot has climbed steadily since October, after two ticket holders from California and Florida matched all six numbers to share the $502 million prize. Since then, 41 gamers have gained his second prize value greater than $1 million, though the Mega Hundreds of thousands lottery confirmed in his press launch, his six within the draw. Nobody has been capable of match all three numbers.

Friday’s press launch additionally mentioned January might be a fortunate month for gamers, as the sport claimed the one $1 billion prize in January 2021.

“With a $1 billion win in January, will historical past repeat itself?” the press launch requested after explaining that the jackpot may simply proceed to build up all through the month.

Solely 3 times have Mega Hundreds of thousands prizes exceeded $1 billion. In July 2022 he rose to $1.337 billion. In October 2018, a South Carolina ticket holder gained his $1.537 billion jackpot.

The subsequent Mega Hundreds of thousands draw is scheduled for Tuesday, January third.

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