The jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions drawing soars to $310 million

California Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Wednesday, December 16, 2020 01:37 AM

The Mega Millions game grand prize increased because nobody hit all five lotto numbers plus the Mega Ball number from Tuesday night's $291 million drawing. The next grand prize rolled up to $310 million for Friday night's drawing. The cash option will be an estimated $238 million. The winning numbers from Tuesday night, December 15th, 2020 were 01-10-18-20-46 and the Mega Ball was 15, Megaplier was 2. The Mega Millions grand prize has been growing for 747 draws since Friday, October 4th, 2013.The last jackpot was won by a single ticket sold in Maryland, matched all six numbers for a $189 million top prize.

Although the grand prize was not awarded Tuesday evening, some people still walked away with huge pile of cash. There were three tickets that matched all five lotto numbers and won the second prize. The three lucky ticket(s) bought in , each won one million dollar cash by matching all 5 white ball numbers.

Also, 28 tickets matched 4 of the 5 lotto numbers, plus the Mega Ball number. Those tickets are each worth $10,000. Additional prizes won Tuesday night included 571 tickets that matched four white numbers and won $500. 1488 tickets matched three of the five lotto numbers, as well as the Mega Ball number. These tickets are also each worth $200.

With 9 ways to win, there were a total of 1,710,968 winning tickets sold across U.S. in the Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 drawing.

Mega Millions is a consortium associated with 44 state lotteries. It holds the record highest jackpot of $656 million in North American lottery history. Mega Millions drawings are held 2 times a week every Tuesday and Friday at 7:59 PM Pacific Time. To play, choose 5 numbers from a set of 70 and pick 1 Mega Ball number from 1 to 25. The minimum Mega Millions grand prize starts at 40 million dollar. The annuity option is paid in 30 equal annual installments. Winners may select one time lump-sum cash payout instead.

Not like other Mega Millions participants, all the 9 prize levels of California Mega Millions are pari-mutuel, rather than non-jackpot prize having a set amount. This causes different prize amounts for equivalent winners sold in the state of California when compared to those sold in other forty three lotteries. By way of example, the second Mega Millions prizes is a million dollar could pay the winner more than a million dollar due to the pari-mutuel payout system of California lottery. For the same reason, CA state lottery does not offer Megaplier like other Mega Millions states.

There were 99,480 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of California. Find below the California Mega Millions prize payout highlights for the Tuesday night's drawing.

  • 1 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 + Megaball and won $25,790 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 + Megaball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $2,478 to $43,634, with an average of $14,624 payout.
  • 71 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $408 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $154 to $975, with an average of $511 payout.
  • 183 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Megaball and won $180 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 3 of 5 + Megaball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $98 to $280, with an average of $206 payout.

To find if you are one of the California Mega Millions top prize winners in Tuesday, December 15th, 2020's drawing, check below lucky stores where these tickets were sold.

  • Detailed Draw Results For California



Tue Dec 15, 2020 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$291,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0003
4 of 5 + Megaball$10,00028
4 of 5$500571
3 of 5 + Megaball$2001,488
3 of 5$1036,224
2 of 5 + Megaball$1027,864
1 of 5 + Megaball$4197,272
Megaball Only$2459,272


Tue Dec 15, 2020 MEGA Millions Payout of California
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$291,000,0000
5 of 5$712,0810
4 of 5 + Megaball$25,7901
4 of 5$40871
3 of 5 + Megaball$180183
3 of 5$74,993
2 of 5 + Megaball$93,585
1 of 5 + Megaball$427,106
Megaball Only$263,541


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