No jackpot winning ticket sold last night. Mega Millions jackpot increases to $60 million Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

California Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Saturday, May 19, 2018 12:49 AM

The multi-state Mega Millions grand prize has jumped to an estimated $60 million dollars after there was no jackpot winner in Friday's drawing. The lump-sum cash payout will be $34.8 million. The winning numbers from Friday, May 18th, 2018 drawing were 09-26-53-64-66 and the Mega Ball was 11, Megaplier was 2. The Mega Millions grand prize has been growing for 482 draws since Friday, October 4th, 2013.One lucky player from Maryland walked away with $189 million grand prize in Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 drawing.

Even though there was no grand prize winner Friday evening, some people still walked away with huge prizes. There were a total of 14 3rd prize winners. Among them, 14 tickets matched four of the five lotto numbers, plus the Mega Ball number. Those tickets are each worth $10,000.

Other prizes won Friday night included 220 tickets that matched 4 white ball numbers and won $500. There were 637 tickets that matched 3 white ball numbers plus the Mega Ball and also won $200.

With nine prize levels, there were 1,059,892 winning tickets sold across the nation in the Friday, May 18th, 2018 drawing.

Mega Millions is a consortium associated with 44 state lotteries. It holds the record biggest jackpot in United States lottery history. On average, 50% of the Mega Millions sales goes back towards the players through prizes. Approximately 15% goes to commission of retailers and lottery operation expenses. Roughly 35% total sales is used to support government services, education and charities in the member lottery states. Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 7:59 p.m. Pacific Time. Each play costs $1. In some states, players can choose to spend $1 extra to buy the Megaplier option, which multiplies the prizes 2 to 5 times except grand prize. The minimum Mega Millions advertised jackpot starts at $40,000,000. Its annuity option is paid in 30 equal annual installments. Winners can choose one lump sum cash payout option instead.

Contrary to other Mega Millions states, all the 9 prize levels of California Mega Millions are pari-mutuel, rather than non-jackpot prize having a fixed amount. This results in different amounts of prize for equivalent winners sold in the state of California when compared to those sold in other 43 states. By way of example, the 2nd 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, California state lottery does not offer Megaplier like other Mega Millions participants.

There were 58,556 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of California. Find below the CA Mega Millions payout highlights for the Friday night's drawing.

  • 1 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 + Mega Ball and won $13,699 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 + Mega Ball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $2,228 to $44,440, with an average of $11,237 payout.
  • 13 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $1,186 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $122 to $1,186, with an average of $502 payout.
  • 87 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Mega Ball and won $201 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 3 of 5 + Mega Ball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $29 to $276, with an average of $133 payout.



Fri May 18, 2018 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$55,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0000
4 of 5 + Megaball$10,00014
4 of 5$500220
3 of 5 + Megaball$200637
3 of 5$1013,619
2 of 5 + Megaball$1014,402
1 of 5 + Megaball$4120,326
Megaball Only$2300,615


Fri May 18, 2018 MEGA Millions Payout of California
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Mega Ball(Jackpot)$55,000,0000
5 of 5$292,4980
4 of 5 + Mega Ball$13,6991
4 of 5$1,18613
3 of 5 + Mega Ball$20187
3 of 5$111,785
2 of 5 + Mega Ball$91,883
1 of 5 + Mega Ball$315,643
Mega Ball Only$239,144


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