The Mega Millions jackpot for 3/5/22 was $57 million, and here are the winning numbers for Tuesday night’s draw.
- Top five: 15-19-27-35-57
- Mega ball: 17
- Megafolder: 2x
The Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday 5/3/22 was worth $57 million, with a cash value option worth $41.3 million. There was no grand prize winner, so the jackpot for Friday 6/5/22 increases to $70 million.
The winning numbers last Friday (4/29/22) for the $43 million jackpot were: 09-11-34-49-66 with a Mega Ball of 15. The Megaplier was 2x.
There was no grand prize winner on Friday, nor were tickets sold matching the first five white balls, minus the gold Mega Ball, for the game’s second prize of $1 million.
There were six tickets sold nationwide on Friday that matched four of the five white balls plus the Mega Ball for the third prize of $10,000. Two of them bought the Megaplier for $1 more, making their third prize wins worth $20,000 each.
Here are the six Mega Millions jackpots won in 2021:
10/22/2021 – $108 million (Arizona)
09/21/2021 – $432 million (New York)
2021-06-08 – $56 million (Illinois)
05/21/2021 – $516 million (Pennsylvania)
2/16/2021 – $96 million (New York)
01/22/2021 – $1.05 billion (Michigan)
The previous winning ticket was sold in Wisconsin on 9/15/20 for a jackpot worth $119 million. This was only the fifth and final Mega Millions jackpot won in the 2020 calendar year.
Here are the five Mega Millions jackpots won in 2020:
$119 million — Sept. 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
The other winners – dating back to 2019 – were a $372 million ticket sold in Ohio and a $227 million ticket sold on 9/24/19 in the town of Cedar Park, Texas, a suburb north from Austin.
Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery every Tuesday and Friday night, and it’s one of the two biggest lottery jackpot games in the United States. Mega Millions jackpots start at $20 million, and other prizes pay $1-2 million or more with a Megaplier. Tickets cost $2 per line and the odds of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are 1 in 303 million. For more information on Mega Millions, or to check your past numbers, visit its website.
Powerball is the other multi-state lottery, and it also starts at $20 million. Its draws take place shortly after 11 p.m. ET on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights. Here is the Powerball website for more information or to check past winning numbers.
Here are the top 10 Mega Millions jackpots to date:
- $1.537 billion 2018-10-23 1-SC
- $1.05 billion 2021-01-22 1-MI
- $656 million 3/30/2012 1-IL, 1-KS, 1-MD
- $648 million 12/17/2013 1-CA, 1-GA
- $543 million 07/24/2018 1-CA
- $536 million 2016-07-08 1-IN
- $533 million 2018-03-30 1-NJ
- $522 million 06/07/2019 1-CA
- $516 million 5/21/21 1-PA
- $451 million 2018-01-05 1-FL