Huge Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs Tuesday night

California Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Friday, July 20, 2018 10:22 PM

The grand prize in the Mega Millions multistate lottery game keeps increasing and is going to be up to $493 million for the upcoming drawing on Tuesday. The cash value will be an estimated $296 million up for grab. The amount was rolled over because nobody matched all 5 lotto numbers plus the Mega Ball number to win the $433 million jackpot Friday night. The numbers from Friday, July 20th, 2018 drawing were 01, 14, 30, 44, 62 with Mega Ball number 01 and Megaplier x2. There was no jackpot winning ticket sold in the past 499 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.

While there was no grand prize winner Friday evening, some people still walked away with huge prizes. There were 2 lucky winners matched the first five white ball numbers but missed Mega Ball number, which won the second prize. The 2 second prize winning ticket(s) purchased in won a million dollar cash each.

Additional prizes won Friday evening included 47 tickets that matched four white ball numbers plus the Mega Ball and won $10,000. Additional prizes won Friday evening included 1093 tickets that matched four lotto numbers and won $500. Other prizes won included 2909 tickets that matched 3 white numbers plus the Mega Ball and won $200.

With nine different ways to win, there were a total of 4,046,946 winning tickets sold across the nation in the Friday, July 20th, 2018 drawing.

Mega Millions is a consortium associated with 44 state lotteries. It holds the record highest jackpot in North American lottery history. Roughly 50% of the Mega Millions sales goes back towards the players in prize winnings. Around 15% goes to retailer commissions and lottery operation expenses. Around 35% total sales is used in government services, education and charities in the participating states. To play, choose 5 numbers from a set of 70 then choose one Mega Ball number from a set of 25. Each play costs $1. In some states, players can choose to pay 1 extra dollar to buy the Megaplier, which multiplies the original winnings 2 to 5 times but not grand prize. The minimum Mega Millions advertised jackpot is $40,000,000. The annuity option is paid in 30 equal annual installments. Winners may select one-time lump sum cash payout option instead.

Contrary to other Mega Millions states, all the nine prize levels of California Mega Millions are pari-mutuel, rather than non-jackpot prize having a fixed amount. This leads to different amounts of prize for equivalent winning tickets sold in the state of California when compared to those sold in other 43 states. Such as, the 2nd Mega Millions prizes is $1,000,000 could pay the winner over $1000,000 due to the pari-mutuel payout system of California lottery. For the same reason, CA state lottery does not have Megaplier like other Mega Millions states.

There were 266,736 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of California. Find below the CA Mega Millions prize payout highlights for the Friday night's drawing.

  • 7 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 + Mega Ball and won $10,206 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 + Mega Ball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $2,470 to $44,440, with an average of $11,605 payout.
  • 144 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $558 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 $497 payout.
  • 465 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Mega Ball and won $196 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 $159 payout.



Fri Jul 20, 2018 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$433,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0002
Illinois-1
Pennsylvania-1
4 of 5 + Megaball$10,00047
4 of 5$5001,093
3 of 5 + Megaball$2002,909
3 of 5$1072,615
2 of 5 + Megaball$1062,760
1 of 5 + Megaball$4488,160
Megaball Only$21,174,101


Fri Jul 20, 2018 MEGA Millions Payout of California
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Mega Ball(Jackpot)$433,000,0000
5 of 5$2,110,6580
4 of 5 + Mega Ball$10,2067
4 of 5$558144
3 of 5 + Mega Ball$196465
3 of 5$1010,875
2 of 5 + Mega Ball$109,451
1 of 5 + Mega Ball$472,187
Mega Ball Only$2173,607


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