Mega Millions jackpot builds to $35 million Tuesday; One second prize ticket sold

California Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Friday, December 2, 2016 10:22 PM

Wall Street is not the only place where fortunes are made and lost these days. One fortune will be up for grabs on Tuesday, when Mega Millions game has $35 million on the line. The cash value stands at a projected $21 million. Mega Millions' grand prize went up since no player hit all six winning numbers drawn Friday night. The numbers drawn Friday night, December 2nd, 2016 were 03-33-35-49-51 with Mega Ball number 01 and Megaplier X2.

Although there was no jackpot winner Friday evening, Mega Millions did produce some big winners. There was a sole lucky winner matched the first five lotto numbers but missed Mega Ball number, which won the second prize. The one lucky ticket(s) bought in New York, each won one quarter million dollar cash by matching all 5 white ball numbers.

Also, 16 tickets matched 4 of the 5 lotto numbers, as well as the Mega Ball number. Those tickets are each worth $10,000. Other prizes won Friday evening included 275 tickets that matched four white numbers and won $150. 0 tickets matched three of the five lotto numbers, plus the Mega Ball number. These tickets are also each worth $150.

With 9 different ways to win, there were a total of 1,956,318 winning tickets sold nationwide in the Friday, December 2nd, 2016 drawing.

Mega Millions game can be played in 43 states and D.C. Approximately 50% of the Mega Millions sales goes back towards the players in prize winnings. About 15% is used to as commission of retailers and lottery operating costs. About 35% total sales is used in government services, education and charities in the member lottery states. Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday night at 7:59 PM Pacific Time. The overall chances of winning is about 1 to 14. The odds of matching 6 Mega Millions numbers are about 1 in 258 million. The minimum Mega Millions grand prize starts at $12 million. The annuity option is paid in 26 equal yearly payments. Winners may choose one lump-sum cash payout instead.

In contrast to other Mega Millions participants, all the 9 prize tiers of California Mega Millions are parimutuel, as opposed to non-jackpot prize having a set amount. This causes different amounts of prize for equivalent winners sold in California when compared to those sold in other jurisdictons. For example, the second Mega Millions prizes is $250,000 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 doesn't have Megaplier like other Mega Millions participants.

There were 112,941 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of California. Find below the California Mega Millions prize payout highlights for the Friday night's drawing.

  • 4 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 + Mega Ball and won $3,078 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 + Mega Ball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $1,483 to $27,771, with an average of $6,721 payout.
  • 36 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $478 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $187 to $883, with an average of $538 payout.
  • 141 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Mega Ball and won $60 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 3 of 5 + Mega Ball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $27 to $64, with an average of $51 payout.



Fri Dec 02, 2016 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$30,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0001
New York-1
4 of 5 + Megaball$5,00016
4 of 5$500275
3 of 5 + Megaball$500
3 of 5$519,717
2 of 5 + Megaball$526,783
1 of 5 + Megaball$2225,210
Megaball Only$1593,139


Fri Dec 02, 2016 MEGA Millions Payout of California
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Mega Ball(Jackpot)$30,000,0000
5 of 5$1,755,0120
4 of 5 + Mega Ball$3,0784
4 of 5$47836
3 of 5 + Mega Ball$60141
3 of 5$82,386
2 of 5 + Mega Ball$63,537
1 of 5 + Mega Ball$229,533
Mega Ball Only$177,304


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