Mega Millions Jackpot Surpasses $560M as No Winner Emerges in Latest Drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached an astounding $560 million after the Tuesday drawing failed to produce a top prize winner. In the upcoming Friday drawing, participants will have the chance to vie for this substantial amount, with a cash option of $281.1 million.

During Monday’s drawing, the winning numbers for the jackpot were announced as 10, 17, 33, 51, 64, and the Mega Ball 5.

Simultaneously, the Powerball jackpot continues to climb, now standing at an impressive $725 million for the Wednesday drawing.

Tickets for both lotteries are available for purchase in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

However, it’s worth noting that five states—Utah, Nevada, Hawaii, Alaska, and Alabama—do not participate in lotteries due to a combination of reasons, including objections from conservatives and concerns about the potential impact on low-income families.

For the Mega Millions game, each ticket costs $2, and players can choose to add the Megaplier for an additional $1, increasing the multiplier effect on non-jackpot prizes.

Mega Millions drawings take place every Tuesday and Friday, offering participants a chance to claim substantial winnings.

To provide context, let’s review the top 10 largest jackpots won in U.S. lottery history, encompassing both Mega Millions and Powerball:

AmountLotteryDateWinning Ticket Details
$2.04 billionPowerballNov. 7, 20221 ticket from California
$1.586 billionPowerballJan. 13, 2016Three tickets from California, Florida, Tennessee
$1.537 billionMega MillionsOct. 23, 2018One ticket from South Carolina
$1.35 billionMega MillionsJan. 13, 2023One ticket from Maine
$1.337 billionMega MillionsJuly 29, 2022One ticket from Illinois
$1.05 billionMega MillionsJan. 22, 2021One ticket from Michigan
$768.4 millionPowerballMarch 27, 2019One ticket from Wisconsin
$758.7 millionPowerballAug. 23, 2017One ticket from Massachusetts
$754.6 millionPowerballFeb. 6, 2023One ticket from Washington
$731.1 millionPowerballJan. 20, 2021One ticket from Maryland
Mega Millions - Manuel Franco of West Allis, Wis., is named the winner of a $768 million Powerball jackpot during a press conference in Madison, Wis., April 23, 2019.

Manuel Franco of West Allis, Wis., is named the winner of a $768 million Powerball jackpot during a press conference in Madison, Wis., April 23, 2019.

Notably, Manuel Franco from West Allis, Wisconsin, emerged as the winner of the $768.4 million Powerball jackpot.

As excitement builds around these massive jackpots, lottery enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the upcoming drawings in the hopes of securing a life-changing fortune.

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