The Mega Millions 01/15/21 prize was the second-largest in history, and eight individuals came so close to winning it.

The Mega Millions prize for 01/19/21 is currently approximated at $850 million, which is already the second-highest prize in the video game’s history.537 billion 10/23/2018 1-SC

  • $850 million EXISTING JACKPOT
  • $656 million 3/30/2012 3-IL, 1-KS, 1-MD
  • $648 million 12/17/2013 2-CA, 1-GA
  • $543 million 7/24/2018 1-CA
  • $536 million 7/8/2016 1-IN
  • $533 million 3/30/2018 1-NJ
  • $522 million 6/07/2019 1-CA
  • $451 million 1/5/2018 1-FL
  • $414 million 3/18/2014 2-FL, 1-MD
  • Powerball and Mega Millions Tickets
    Mega Millions and Powerball tickets offered in Texas throughout January2020 Neither of the tickets were winners, and the prize kept soaring for each video game in the new year.
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    The last grand reward jackpot winner was from a ticket offered in Wisconsin on 09/15/20 for a jackpot worth $119 million. It was just the fifth, and last, Mega Millions prize won in the 2020 calendar year.

    Here are the five Mega Millions jackpots won in 2020:

    $119 million– September 15 in Wisconsin
    $22 million– July 31 in California
    $124 million– July 24 in New Jersey
    $410 million– June 9 in Arizona
    $202 million– February 11 in New Jersey

    Other winners– going back to 2019– were a $372 million ticket sold in Ohio and a $227 million ticket that was sold on 09/24/19 in the city of Cedar Park, Texas– a suburb north of Austin.

    Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery game every Tuesday and Friday night, and it is among America’s 2 biggest lotto jackpot games. Mega Millions prizes begin at $20 million, and other prizes pay from $1 million to $2 million or more with a Megaplier. Tickets are $2 per line, and chances of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are one in 303 million. For more details on Mega Millions, or to check your previous numbers, visit its site.

    Powerball is the other multi-state lottery, and it also begins at $20 million. Its drawings occur shortly after 11 p.m. ET on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Here is the Powerball website for additional information, or to examine previous winning numbers.

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