Tuesday was the draw day for Mega Millions Lottery and winning results were announced live.
This Tuesday, Friday’s jackpot prize of Mega Millions was US$ 176 Million. The lucky winner would have taken US$ 135.1 Million at home.
The results drawn on 17th November were: 8, 13, 35, 46 and 48. The number for Mega Ball Prize was 16 with the option of 3x multiplication for Megaplier.
However, no one in the US was lucky enough to bag US$ 176 Million and resultantly the prize remained unclaimed. The runner up prize money for Mega Millions was US$ 1 Million. But again none had been able to buy the lucky ticket number.
Meanwhile in New Jersey, it was reported that two winning tickets for US$ 10,000 each were purchased by someone. It was later on confirmed that one ticket for US$ 10,000 was sold at Jimmie Leads, a convenience store located in Galloway. The other ticket was reportedly sold at a liquor store called Yugs Liquor in Jersey City.
Mega Millions is America’s highly played lottery which had turned lives of thousands in the US. As the name suggests, Mega Millions comprised of millions of dollars prizes which also include low prize awards as well.
A Mega Million can be bought online or through an authorized retailer and only cost US$ 2 for each play.
Rules of the game are simple. Each player is required to choose 6 numbers. Out of these 6 numbers, 5 are to be selected from 1 to 70. However the 6th number is required to be chosen from 1 to 25. The first 5 numbers on the lotto’s ticket are called White Balls and the 6th number is called Mega Ball.
In case a person is able to match all 6 numbers, then this would mean that the person has hit the jackpot. The runner up is required to match five numbers contained in white balls for winning a million dollar prize. For anyone to win 10K prize money, he would need to match 4 white balls numbers plus 5th number from Mega Ball. The chances of winning a Mega Million jackpot prize are 1 out of 300 million. For winning a million dollar prize the chances are 1 out of 1.2 million.