Mega Millions jackpot breaks to $201 million Friday; One player won the second prize

California Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:55 AM

The lottery official announced that the Tuesday, April 6th, 2021, Mega Millions drawing resulted in a roll-over, producing an $201 million grand prize for the next drawing Friday. The lump-sum cash payout stands at $135.9 million. The winning numbers from Tuesday night, April 6th, 2021 were 01, 19, 20, 32, 42 with Mega Ball 17 and Megaplier 3.

Though the grand prize was not awarded Tuesday evening, some people still walked away with large winnings. There was a sole lucky winner matched all 5 white ball numbers but missed Mega Ball number, which won the 2nd prize. The one second prize winning ticket(s) bought in won $1,000,000 cash each.

Additional prizes won Tuesday evening included 19 tickets that matched 4 white numbers in addition to the Mega Ball and won $10,000. Other prizes won Tuesday night included 401 tickets that matched 4 white numbers and won $500. 984 tickets matched 3 of the 5 lotto numbers, as well as the Mega Ball number. These tickets are also each worth $200.

With 9 prize tiers, there were a total of 1,411,222 winning tickets sold across the nation in the Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 drawing.

Mega Millions game is played in 43 states and D.C. Approximately 50% of the Mega Millions sales goes back for the players through prize winnings. About 15% is used to as commission of retailers and lottery operation expenses. Approximately 35% total sales is used in government services, education and charities in the participating states. To play Mega Millions, select 5 numbers from a set of 70 and choose 1 Mega Ball number from 1 to 25. Each play costs $1. In some states, players can choose to spend $1 extra to purchase the Megaplier option, which multiplies the prizes 2 to 5 times except jackpot. The chances of winning any prizes is about 1 to 14. The odds of matching all six Mega Millions numbers are 1 to 302,575,350. The minimum Mega Millions advertised jackpot is 40 million dollar. The annuity option is paid in 30 equal yearly installments. Winners can select one-time lump sum cash payout option instead.

Not like other Mega Millions states, all the nine prize tiers of California Mega Millions are parimutuel, as opposed to non-jackpot prize having a set value. This causes different prize amounts for equivalent winning tickets sold in the state of California when compared to those sold in other jurisdictons. As an example, 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, California state lottery does not have Megaplier like other Mega Millions states.

There were 87,454 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of California. Find below the CA Mega Millions payout highlights for the Tuesday night's drawing.

  • 3 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 + Megaball and won $7,834 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 + Megaball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $2,478 to $48,322, with an average of $13,824 payout.
  • 63 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $419 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $154 to $964, with an average of $504 payout.
  • 155 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Megaball and won $194 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 3 of 5 + Megaball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $98 to $280, with an average of $202 payout.

To find if you are one of the California Mega Millions top prize winners in Tuesday, April 6th, 2021's drawing, check below lucky stores where these tickets were sold.

  • Detailed Draw Results For California



Tue Apr 06, 2021 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$184,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0001
4 of 5 + Megaball$10,00019
4 of 5$500401
3 of 5 + Megaball$200984
3 of 5$1026,136
2 of 5 + Megaball$1020,943
1 of 5 + Megaball$4159,244
Megaball Only$2380,016


Tue Apr 06, 2021 MEGA Millions Payout of California
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$184,000,0000
5 of 5$988,6130
4 of 5 + Megaball$7,8343
4 of 5$41963
3 of 5 + Megaball$194155
3 of 5$93,964
2 of 5 + Megaball$103,098
1 of 5 + Megaball$423,554
Megaball Only$256,617


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