Mega Millions jackpot of $940 million for tonight’s winning numbers

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Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is nearly a billion dollars.

The top prize is now $940 million and the cash option is $483.5 million.

Tuesday’s drawing offered a jackpot of $785 million or a cash option of $403.8 million.

Winning numbers for Tuesday’s draw: 25-29-33-41-44 and Mega Ball: 18

The lottery said no winning ticket was sold that matched all six numbers.

There have been 23 draws in a row without a big winner.

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Friday’s top prize of approximately $940 million could be the sixth-largest jackpot of any lottery in U.S. history and the fourth-largest in Mega Millions history.

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Tickets are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.

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Mega Millions tickets are $2 each, and players have the option to add a Megaplier for an additional $1 for a chance to increase non-jackpot prizes.

Mega Millions draws are held every Tuesday and Friday.

10 Biggest Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Won in US Lottery History

1. $2.04 billion, Powerball, November 7, 2022 (1 ticket from California)

2. $1.586 billion, Powerball, January 13, 2016 (three tickets from California, Florida and Tennessee)

3. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, October 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)

4. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)

5. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, January 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)

6. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)

7. $758.7 million, Powerball, August 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)

8. $731.1 million, Powerball, January 20, 2021 (one ticket, from Maryland)

9. $699.8 million, Powerball, October 4, 2021 (one ticket, from California)

10. $687.8 million, Powerball, October 27, 2018 (two tickets, from Iowa and New York)

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Mega Millions jackpot of $940 million for tonight’s winning numbers

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