Friday's Mega Millions jackpot leaps to $284 million; 1 second prize ticket sold

California Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:12 PM

There were no Mega Millions game grand prize winners for Tuesday's $252 million dollar drawing, so the grand prize will increase to a projected $284 million with the lump-sum cash payout at an estimated $172 million Friday, October 31st, 2014. The numbers from Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 drawing were 03, 50, 57, 58, 60 with Mega Ball number 11 and Megaplier x5. The Mega Millions jackpot has been rolling over for 112 draws since Friday, October 4th, 2013.A single lucky winner from Maryland won the $189 million grand prize in Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 drawing.

Although there was no jackpot winner Tuesday evening, some players still walked away with huge pile of cash. There was a single 2nd prize winner from Tuesday night's drawing, matching all 5 numbers except the Mega Ball number. The 1 lucky ticket(s) sold in Missouri, each won $250,000 cash by matching all 5 white ball numbers.

Other prizes won Tuesday night included 56 tickets that matched 4 white numbers in addition to the Mega Ball and won $10,000. Other prizes won Tuesday night included 806 tickets that matched 4 white numbers and won $150. There were 3927 tickets that correctly matched three white ball numbers plus the Mega Ball and also won $150.

With 9 prize tiers, there were 6,675,742 winning tickets sold across the nation in the Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 drawing.

Mega Millions is one of the most popular lottery games in the U.S. offered in 44 lottery jurisdictions as a shared jackpot game. Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday night at 7:59 PM Pacific Time. Mega Millions lottery uses a 5/75 (white balls) + 1/46 (Mega Balls) matrix to randomly pick winning numbers. Each play costs $1. In some states, players can choose to spend $1 extra to buy the Megaplier option, which multiplies the winnings 2 to 5 times but not jackpot. The odds of winning is about 1 to 14. The odds of winning Mega Millions grand prize are 1 to 258,890,850. The minimum Mega Millions jackpot is $12 million. The annuity option is paid in 26 equal annual payments. Winners may choose one time lump sum cash payout option instead.

Compared with other Mega Millions participants, all the 9 prize levels of California Mega Millions are pari-mutuel, instead of non-jackpot prize having a set amount. This causes different amounts of prize for equivalent winners sold in the state of California when compared to those sold in other forty three Mega Millions states. For instance, the second Mega Millions prizes is a quarter million dollar could pay the winner over $1000,000 due to the pari-mutuel payout system of California lottery. For the same reason, California state lottery doesn't offer Megaplier like other Mega Millions participants.

There were 613,425 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of California. Find below the CA Mega Millions prize payout highlights for the Tuesday night's drawing.

  • 12 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 + Mega Ball and won $5,083 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 + Mega Ball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $2,351 to $25,826, with an average of $6,572 payout.
  • 154 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $554 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $316 to $729, with an average of $526 payout.
  • 781 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Mega Ball and won $53 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 3 of 5 + Mega Ball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $28 to $67, with an average of $51 payout.



Tue Oct 28, 2014 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$252,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0001
Missouri-1
4 of 5 + Megaball$5,00056
4 of 5$500806
3 of 5 + Megaball$503,927
3 of 5$553,241
2 of 5 + Megaball$587,807
1 of 5 + Megaball$2779,368
Megaball Only$12,131,798


Tue Oct 28, 2014 MEGA Millions Payout of California
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Mega Ball(Jackpot)$252,000,0000
5 of 5$767,6680
4 of 5 + Mega Ball$5,08312
4 of 5$554154
3 of 5 + Mega Ball$53781
3 of 5$810,908
2 of 5 + Mega Ball$617,682
1 of 5 + Mega Ball$2155,792
Mega Ball Only$1428,096


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