Mega Millions jackpot breaks to $152 million Tuesday; 2 second prize tickets sold

California Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Saturday, March 27, 2021 01:28 AM

Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery grand prize jumped to $152 million, since no player hit all 6 numbers drawn Friday night. The cash option for Tuesday will be a projected $102.2 million up for grab. Friday's $137 million is the total payout - before taxes - if the prize is taken in annual installments. The winning numbers from Friday, March 26th, 2021 drawing were 04, 25, 37, 46, 67 with Mega Ball 15 and Megaplier 3. The Mega Millions jackpot has been rolling over for 776 draws since Friday, October 4th, 2013.The last jackpot was won by a lucky ticket sold in Maryland, matched all six numbers for a $189 million top prize.

While there was no grand prize winner Friday evening, Mega Millions did produce some big winners. There were 2 second prize winners from Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, matching all five lotto numbers but not the Mega Ball number. The 2 second prize winning ticket(s) sold in won a million dollar cash each.

Other major winners Friday evening included 10 tickets that matched four white ball numbers plus the Mega Ball and won $10,000. Also, 353 tickets matched four of the five lotto numbers. Those tickets are each worth $500. Other prizes won included 850 tickets that matched 3 white numbers together with Mega Ball and won $200.

With nine prize tiers, there were a total of 1,295,960 winning tickets sold nationwide in the Friday, March 26th, 2021 drawing.

Mega Millions is a consortium associated with 44 state lotteries. About 50% of the Mega Millions sales goes back towards the players through prize winnings. About 15% is used to as commission of retailers and lottery operation expenses. Roughly 35% total sales is used to support government services, education and charities in the participating lottery states. Mega Millions drawings are held 2 times a week every Tuesday and Friday at 7:59 p.m. Pacific Time. The odds of winning is about 1 to 14. The odds of winning Mega Millions grand prize are 1 to 302,575,350. The minimum Mega Millions advertised jackpot is $40,000,000. The annuity option is paid in 30 equal yearly payments. Winners may choose one lump sum cash payout 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 fixed value. This causes different prize amounts for equivalent winners sold in the state of California when compared to those sold in other forty three Mega Millions states. As an example, the 2nd Mega Millions prizes is a million dollar could pay the winner more than a million dollar 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 69,400 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of California. Find below the California Mega Millions payout highlights for the Friday night's drawing.

  • 1 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 + Megaball and won $18,502 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 $13,898 payout.
  • 40 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $520 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $154 to $975, with an average of $511 payout.
  • 104 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Megaball and won $227 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 $203 payout.

Below is a list of lucky stores sold the top prize tickets of California Mega Millions Friday, March 26th, 2021's drawing:

  • Detailed Draw Results For California



Fri Mar 26, 2021 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$137,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0002
4 of 5 + Megaball$10,00010
4 of 5$500353
3 of 5 + Megaball$200850
3 of 5$1020,047
2 of 5 + Megaball$1017,975
1 of 5 + Megaball$4145,139
Megaball Only$2352,057


Fri Mar 26, 2021 MEGA Millions Payout of California
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$137,000,0000
5 of 5$515,3750
4 of 5 + Megaball$18,5021
4 of 5$52040
3 of 5 + Megaball$227104
3 of 5$112,564
2 of 5 + Megaball$102,340
1 of 5 + Megaball$418,803
Megaball Only$245,548


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