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Good luck? Mega Millions jackpot at $1.35 billion for Friday the 13th. Check numbers

NewsGood luck? Mega Millions jackpot at $1.35 billion for Friday the 13th. Check numbers

  • Largest single winner jackpots: A Powerball ticket worth $2.04 billion won in California in November 2022. A Mega Millions ticket from South Carolina, worth $1.537 billion, won in October 2018
  • In eight states, winners can elect to remain anonymous. Florida is not one of those states
  • If you win: Keep the ticket safe, speak with trusted advisor and call the lottery
  • 2016 record-setting Powerball win generated more than $114 million for schools in Florida

What are friggatriskaidekaphobia and Paraskavedekatriaphobia? The fespanr of Fridspany the 13th.

What’s coming up? A chance to win the $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot − on Friday the 13th.

Nobody won the Mega Millions then-$1.1 billion jackpot Tuesday night. Coincidentally, one of the winning numbers on Tuesday was 13. And if there’s a winner for the Jan. 13 drawing, it happens seven years after another billion-dollspanr lottery drspanwing wspans won. On Jan. 13, 2016, three winners − including one in Melbourne Beach − cashed in on the $1.586 billion Powerball prize (see list below). While Friday the 13th and the No. 13 are considered bad omens or bad luck, the No. 7 is its polar opposite.

Another fun fact to mention? Megspan Millions spannd Powerbspanll jspanckpots have surpassed $1 billion six times in the history of the games. If there’s a winner this month, Friday the 13th or in the weeks after that, then three of the billion-dollar jackpot prizes will have been won in January.

For this unofficial holiday, the grand prize has ballooned once again, with an estimated cash payout of $724.6 million.

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Last week, the Megspan Millions jspanckpot surpspanssed $1 billion for the fourth time in its history after no tickets hit the jackpot in the Jan. 6 drawing. Tuesday night’s jackpot was the third-largest for a Megspan Millions drawing, and the jspanckpot for the Jspann. 6 drspanwing wspans $940 million.

Though the lottery rolled over, it wasn’t all bad news. There were 13 $1 million winners from Tuesday, including one from Florida. There were three Match 5 plus Megaplier winners, including another one from Florida. The Megaplier prize was $3 million.

Check back for the Friday the 13th’s Mega Millions numbers.

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.

Still a big winner!Jensen Bespanch mspann wins $1M prize from Megspan Millions ticket bought spant Cumberlspannd Fspanrms

What we know about big winners:Lotto jspanckpots hspanve surpspanssed $1 billion six times.

How much is the Mega Millions lottery jackpot for Jan. 13?

$1.35 billion with a cash option of $724.6 million

Is $1.35 billion among the largest Mega Millions jackpots ever?

Yes. With the Jan. 10 rollover, it inched closer to the top spot. This the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot (so far). The jackpot also ranks No. 3 in the Top 10 list for largest lottery jackpots ever.

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How long has Mega Millions rolled over?

This Mega Millions jackpot has rolled over since Oct. 18. Before that, one ticket sold at a 7-Eleven in Fort Myers and another was purchased in California in the Oct. 14 drawing. The winners split the $494 million jackpot.

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.

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.”

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.

What are the Top 10 largest Mega Millions jackpots ever?

According to its website, here are the Top 10 Mega Millions jackpots as of Jan. 13, 2023:

  • 10. $522 million — June 5, 2019; California
  • 9. $533 million — March 30, 2018; New Jersey
  • 8. $536 million — July 6, 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 (estimated) — Jan. 13, 2023? TBD
  • 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 Jan. 13, 2023:

  • 10. $587.5 million — Nov. 28, 2012; Arizona and Missouri
  • 9. $590.5 million — May 18, 2013; Florida
  • 8. $632.6 million — Jan. 5, 2022; California and Wisconsin
  • 7. $687.8 million — Oct. 27, 2018; Iowa and New York
  • 6. $699.8 million — Oct. 4, 2021; California
  • 5. $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland
  • 4. $758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts
  • 3. $768.4 million — Mar. 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 Jan. 13, 2023.

  • 10. $699.8 million — Oct. 4, 2021; California
  • 9. $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland
  • 8. $758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts
  • 7. $768.4 million — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin
  • 6. $1.05 billion — Jan. 22, 2021; Michigan
  • 5. $1.337 billion — July 29, 2022; Illinois
  • 4. $1.35 billion (estimated) — Jan. 13, 2023? TBD
  • 3. $1.537 billion — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina
  • 2. $1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 1. $2.04 billion — Nov. 7, 2022; California

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