No one won Tuesday night's Mega Millions. The pot is $82 million and is getting closer to $100 million.
I will be drawing for $99 million dollars on Friday, Aug. 19 with a cash option of $56.5 million.
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Mega Millions Winners for August 16, 2018
A mystery person in Nebraska won $1 million dollars this week, matching all five white balls.
This player did not play the Megaplier option, meaning they won a total of $1 million.
One particular ticket won the largest prize in Michigan.
There were 216,493 tickets that won at least $4 in the drawing; in Michigan, there were 7,829 tickets that won at least $4.
Five balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 70 in the Mega Millions drawings on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. The ball with a number 1-25 is then drawn to determine the mega ball. Jackpot odds are 1 in 302 million.
This lottery game is played in 44 states, DC, and the Virgin Islands. Tickets cost 2 dollars a piece.
Mega Millions Results
The next drawing for the Powerball is Wednesday, Aug. 17 with an estimated jackpot of $66 million and a cash option of $38.3 million.
The next Lotto 47 drawing is Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 7:29 p.m.; Deadline is 7:08 p.m. the day of the draw
Wednesday's Fantasy 5 jackpot is $144,000. The drawing is tonight at 7:29 and the deadline is 7:08.
For more information on the Michigan Lottery, visit their official site at michiganlottery.com.
The last group of people to win a Mega Millions or Powerball jackpot was the Wolverine FLL lottery club which won $1.05 billion in March 2021. With their winnings, the group plans on giving back to the community.
People who want to find out if they’re a winner should check the ticket right after they purchase it, as the winning ticket worth $1 million sold in Warren last year went unclaimed. The money instead went to the state's School Aid Fund.