Mega Millions jackpot rolls up to $30 million Friday, February 26th, 2021; 2 second prize tickets sold

California Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:50 AM

The Mega Millions lottery grand prize has jumped up to a projected $30 million (cash option $21 million) for the next drawing in the multistate lottery game Friday night. The grand prize amount has been rolled over since no player hit all 6 winning numbers to take the $22 million jackpot Tuesday night. The numbers from Tuesday night, February 23rd, 2021 were 05-07-09-20-57 with Mega Ball 15 and Megaplier x3. Nobody won the Mega Millions jackpot in the past 767 draws since Friday, October 4th, 2013.One lucky player from Maryland walked away with $189 million jackpot in Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 drawing.

Though the jackpot was not hit Tuesday evening, Mega Millions had some huge winners. There were 2 tickets that matched all 5 lotto numbers and won the 2nd prize. The 2 second prize winning ticket(s) purchased in won a million dollar cash each.

Additional major winners Tuesday night included 30 tickets that matched four white ball numbers as well as the Mega Ball and won $10,000. Additional prizes won Tuesday evening included 554 tickets that matched 4 lotto numbers and won $500. 1169 tickets matched 3 of the 5 lotto numbers, as well as the Mega Ball number. These tickets are also each worth $200.

With 9 different ways to win, there were 1,032,624 winning tickets sold nationwide in the Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 drawing.

Mega Millions game is played in 43 states and Washington DC. It holds the record biggest jackpot in U.S. lottery history. About 50% of the Mega Millions sales goes back towards the players in prizes. Roughly 15% is used to as retailer commissions and lottery operating costs. Around 35% total sales is used to support government services, education and charities in the member lottery states. Mega Millions drawings occur every Tuesday and Friday night at 7:59 PM Pacific Time. The minimum Mega Millions advertised grand prize starts at $40,000,000. The annuity option is paid in 30 equal annual payments. Winners can select one-time lump sum cash payout option instead.

Contrary to other Mega Millions states, all the 9 prize levels of California Mega Millions are parimutuel, instead of non-jackpot prize having a set amount. This causes different prize amounts for equivalent winning tickets sold in California when compared to those sold in other states. One example is, 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 doesn't offer Megaplier like other Mega Millions participants.

There were 51,952 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of California. Find below the CA Mega Millions payout highlights for the Tuesday night's drawing.

  • 1 ticket(s) matched 5 of 5 and won $194,546 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 5 of 5 in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $79,529 to $2,881,341, with an average of $911,499 payout.
  • 1 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 + Megaball and won $26,953 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 + Megaball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $2,478 to $42,828, with an average of $13,927 payout.
  • 59 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $257 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 $507 payout.
  • 119 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Megaball and won $144 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 $204 payout.

Below is a list of lucky stores sold the top prize tickets of California Mega Millions Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021's drawing:

  • Detailed Draw Results For California



Tue Feb 23, 2021 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$22,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0002
4 of 5 + Megaball$10,00030
4 of 5$500554
3 of 5 + Megaball$2001,169
3 of 5$1028,215
2 of 5 + Megaball$1018,297
1 of 5 + Megaball$4118,201
Megaball Only$2256,494


Tue Feb 23, 2021 MEGA Millions Payout of California
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$22,000,0000
5 of 5$194,5461
4 of 5 + Megaball$26,9531
4 of 5$25759
3 of 5 + Megaball$144119
3 of 5$53,517
2 of 5 + Megaball$82,073
1 of 5 + Megaball$414,582
Megaball Only$231,600


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