Who want to be a billionaire? The Mega Millions lottery drawing failed to produce a winning ticket on Friday, raising the stakes to around $1.55 billion and climbing for Tuesday’s drawing. There have been no Mega Millions jackpot winner since April, inflating its grand prize.
If you win, you have a $757.2 million cash option after taxes.
Five other Mega Millions jackpots have been won this year, including $1.348 billionin January, which was the second-largest prize in the lottery’s history.
Tuesday night’s drawing (Aug. 8) takes place at 11 p.m. ET.
The winning numbers from the most recent drawing on Friday, Aug. 4 were 11, 30, 45, 52 and 56. The Mega Ball was 20 and the Megaplier was 2X.
That produced there were Match 5 $1 million winners in Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. There was also and a Match 5 + Megaplier winner in Tennessee and Michigan.
Tickets to Mega Millions cost $2 per play. There are nine total ways to win a prize, from the jackpot to $2.
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