The Mega Millions prize for 01/26/21 is $20 million, and the illustration will be held at 11 p.m. ET tonight.
Tuesday night’s 01/26/21 prize is worth $20 million, with a cash-value choice of $147 million.
Friday night’s win likewise ended a 37- game streak, the longest in Mega Millions history without a winner.
Mega Millions is one of 2 multi-state lotto games. Mega Millions is played on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Prior to last Friday, the last grand prize jackpot winner was from a ticket offered in Wisconsin on 09/15/20 for a jackpot worth $119 million. It was only the fifth, and last, Mega Millions jackpot won in the 2020 fiscal 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– dating back to 2019– were a $372 million ticket offered in Ohio and a $227 million ticket that was offered on 09/24/19 in the city of Cedar Park, Texas– a residential area north of Austin. 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 odds of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are one in 303 million.
Here are the top 10 Mega Millions Jackpots to date:
- $ 1.537 billion 10/23/2018 1-SC
- $ 1.05 billion 01/22/2021 1-MI
- $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