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Mega Millions numbers for Tuesday, March 28, as jackpot soars to $322 million

NewsMega Millions numbers for Tuesday, March 28, as jackpot soars to $322 million

  • $322 million Mega Millions jackpot has rolled over since February 2023
  • Powerball and Mega Millions lotteries have hit the $1 billion mark six times in the games’ history
  • Powerball is the first (and only) lottery game to hit the $2 billion mark

Will Mega Millions roll over once again?

The drawing hasn’t seen a multimillion-dollar winner since Feb. 3, and the most recent jackpot (Friday, March 24) grew $20 million overnight. As of Tuesday, March 28, the jackpot was $322 million with a cash option of $170.1 million.

Here are Tuesday’s numbers: 2-3-18-32-68 and the Mega Ball was 24. The Megaplier was 4. Check back to see if someone matched them all.

In case you’re wondering, numbers for Friday, March 24: 14-17-33-42-66 and the Mega Ball was 15. The Megaplier was 3.

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Mega Millions drawings are held at 11 p.m. EST Tuesdays and Fridspanys.

Below are some frequently asked questions about Mega Millions, Powerball and lottery odds.

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How much is the Mega Millions lottery jackpot for March 28?

$322 million with a cash option of $170.1 million

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How long has Mega Millions rolled over?

This Mega Millions jackpot has rolled over since Feb. 3. Before that, one ticket purchased in Massachusetts in the Jan. 31 drawing claimed $31 million. Interestingly, the jackpot has rolled over two holidays − Valentine’s Day, which, let’s be honest, would have made an amazing Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetie, family member or your pal (more on Valentine’s Day below); and St. Patrick’s Day, the luckiest of all holidays.

What are the odds of winning Mega Millions?

According to the Megspan Millions website, you have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance to match all five white balls plus the gold Mega Ball. Prizes range from $2 (for matching the Mega Ball) to the grand prize jackpot, which varies.

What are the odds of winning Powerball?

Powerball drawings are held at 11 p.m. EST Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays. According to Powerbspanll.com, players have a 1 in 292.2 million chance to match all six numbers. Prizes range from $2 to the grand prize jackpot, which varies.

Can Florida lottery winners remain anonymous?

According to Floridspan Lottery’s website, winners cannot remain anonymous: “Florida law mandates that the Florida Lottery provide records containing information such as the winner’s name, city of residence; game won, date won, and amount won to any third party who requests the information.”

However, the site states, since May 25, 2022, the “names of lottery winners claiming prizes of $250,000 or greater will be temporarily exempt from public disclosure for 90 days from the date the prize is claimed, unless otherwise waived by the winner.”

Lottery experts and lawyers have said there are ways to remain anonymous if you win.

What is the largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history?

The largest lottery prize ever climbed to $2.04 billion in November. The jackpot was an estimated $1.9 billion days before the drawing, but lottery ticket sales helped it grow to more than $2 billion after updated calculations. A single ticket purchased in California won the grand prize, and the winner was revealed on Valentine’s Day − Feb. 14, 2023.

When did lotto jackpots hit $1 billion or more?

As of March 24, 2023, there have been six lottery jackpots that have surpassed $1 billion. Half of the prizes were won (but not necessarily claimed) in January.

  • 6. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 22, 2021: A single ticket won in Michigan.
  • 5. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022: A single ticket won in Illinois.
  • 5. $1.35 billion, Jan. 13, 2023: A single ticket was purchased in Maine.
  • 3. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018: A single ticket won in South Carolina.
  • 2. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016: Three tickets won from California, Florida, Tennessee.
  • 1. $2.04 billion, Powerball, Nov. 7, 2022: A single ticket won in California.

What are the Top 10 largest Mega Millions jackpots ever?

According to its website, here are the Top 10 Mega Millions jackpots as of March 24, 2023:

  • 10. $522 million — June 7, 2019; California
  • 9. $533 million — March 30, 2018; New Jersey
  • 8. $536 million — July 8, 2016; Indiana
  • 7. $543 million — July 24, 2018; California
  • 6. $648 million — Dec. 17, 2013; California and Georgia
  • 5. $656 million — March 30, 2012; Illinois, Kansas and Maryland
  • 4. $1.05 billion — Jan. 22, 2021; Michigan
  • 3. $1.337 billion — July 29, 2022; Illinois
  • 2. $1.35 billion — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine
  • 1. $1.537 billion — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina

What are the Top 10 largest Powerball jackpots ever?

Here are the Top 10 Powerball jackpots as of March 24, 2023:

  • 10. $590.5 million — May 18, 2013; Florida
  • 9. $632.6 million — Jan. 5, 2022; California and Wisconsin
  • 8. $687.8 million — Oct. 27, 2018; Iowa and New York
  • 7. $699.8 million — Oct. 4, 2021; California
  • 6. $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland
  • 5. $754.6 million — Feb. 6, 2023; Washington
  • 4. $758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts
  • 3. $768.4 million — March 27, 2019; Wisconsin
  • 2. $1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 1. $2.04 billion — Nov. 7, 2022; California

What are the Top 10 largest lottery jackpots ever?

The following Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots made the Top 10 biggest lottery jackpots in U.S. history, as of March 24, 2023.

  • 10. $731.1 million Powerball drawing — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland
  • 9. $754.6 million Powerball drawing — Feb. 6, 2023; Washington
  • 8. $758.7 million Powerball drawing — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts
  • 7. $768.4 million Powerball drawing — March 27, 2019; Wisconsin
  • 6. $1.05 billion Mega Millions drawing — Jan. 22, 2021; Michigan
  • 5. $1.337 billion Mega Millions drawing — July 29, 2022; Illinois
  • 4. $1.35 billion Mega Millions drawing — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine
  • 3. $1.537 billion Mega Millions drawing — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina
  • 2. $1.586 billion Powerball drawing — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 1. $2.04 billion Powerball drawing — Nov. 7, 2022; California

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