Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot breaks to $235 million; 2 second prize tickets sold

California Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:46 AM

Nobody won Friday night's Mega Millions game drawing, worth $218 million, bringing the projected jackpot on Tuesday to $235 million. The cash option stands at a projected $153.3 million. The winning numbers from Friday night, May 27th, 2016 were 18-41-50-68-70 with Mega Ball number 09 and Megaplier x3. There was no jackpot winning ticket sold in the past 276 draws since Friday, October 4th, 2013.One lucky winner from Maryland won the $189 million top prize in Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 drawing.

While there was no grand prize winner Friday evening, some people still walked away with large winnings. There were 2 tickets that matched all 5 lotto numbers and won the 2nd prize. The 2 second prize winning ticket(s) purchased in Michigan(1) and Ohio(1) will collect $250,000 cash each.

In addition, 45 tickets matched 4 of the 5 lotto numbers, plus the Mega Ball number. Those tickets are each worth $10,000. Other prizes won Friday night included 535 tickets that matched 4 lotto numbers and won $150. Other prizes won included 2570 tickets that matched 3 white numbers plus the Mega Ball and won $150.

With nine ways to win, there were 4,644,088 winning tickets sold nationwide in the Friday, May 27th, 2016 drawing.

Mega Millions is one of the most popular lottery games in the U.S. can be played in 44 member states as a shared jackpot game. It holds the record largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history. About 50% of the Mega Millions sales goes back for the players through prize winnings. Around 15% goes to commission of retailers and lottery operation expenses. Around 35% total sales is used in government services, education and charities in the member states. Mega Millions drawings occur every Tuesday and Friday night at 7:59 PM Pacific Time. 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 grand prize. The overall odds of winning any prizes is about 1 to 14. The chances of winning Mega Millions grand prize are 1 to 258,890,850. The minimum Mega Millions advertised jackpot starts at $12,000,000. Its annuity option is paid in 26 equal annual installments. Winners may choose one lump-sum cash payout option instead.

Not like other Mega Millions participants, all the nine prize tiers of California Mega Millions are pari-mutuel, as opposed to 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 forty three jurisdictons. Such as, the 2nd 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 does not offer Megaplier like other Mega Millions states.

There were 340,976 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of California. Find below the CA Mega Millions payout highlights for the Friday night's drawing.

  • 7 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 + Mega Ball and won $4,674 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 + Mega Ball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $1,846 to $27,771, with an average of $7,866 payout.
  • 81 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $565 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $181 to $976, with an average of $534 payout.
  • 450 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Mega Ball and won $50 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 3 of 5 + Mega Ball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $26 to $68, with an average of $50 payout.



Fri May 27, 2016 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$218,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0002
Michigan-1
Ohio-1
4 of 5 + Megaball$5,00045
4 of 5$500535
3 of 5 + Megaball$502,570
3 of 5$535,300
2 of 5 + Megaball$560,197
1 of 5 + Megaball$2529,072
Megaball Only$11,466,970


Fri May 27, 2016 MEGA Millions Payout of California
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Mega Ball(Jackpot)$218,000,0000
5 of 5$436,3600
4 of 5 + Mega Ball$4,6747
4 of 5$56581
3 of 5 + Mega Ball$50450
3 of 5$95,708
2 of 5 + Mega Ball$69,906
1 of 5 + Mega Ball$286,262
Mega Ball Only$1238,562


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