At Least ONE Winner in Record $1.6B Mega Millions Jackpot and Chances are, It Wasn't You!

October 24, 2018

People line up and purchase lottery tickets at Jack's Country Maid Deli Tuesday evening before the Mega Millions drawing. Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing is worth an estimated $1.6 Billion. News Unified Cheer

If you're reading this, it very likely you didn't win the Mega Millions Jackpot!  Waaaaaaaaaa! 

At least one Mega Millions ticket matched all six numbers Tuesday night to claim at least part of the record $1.6 billion jackpot.

Officials in South Carolina said one winning ticket had been sold in the state. 

The winning numbers were: 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 with a Mega Ball of 5. The Megaplier was 3x.


A $620 million Powerball jackpot is also up for grabs tonight.

**While the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot is the amount that would be paid if the winner chose to take an annuity over 29 years, the lump-sum prize would still be a massive $913 million.

**The Powerball lump-sum payment is $354.3 million.