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Did anyone win Mega Millions, hit $1B jackpot last night? Single ticket claims top prize.

The Mega Millions jackpot worth $1 billion for Friday’s lottery drawing was won by a single ticket sold in Michigan, making it the third largest prize in U.S. lottery history.

The cash option for the lucky Mega Millions ticket is worth $739.6 million.

The winning numbers were: 4, 26, 42, 50 and 60. The Mega Ball drawn was 24 with a Megaplier of 2X.

The Mega Millions lottery jackpo worth an estimated $1 billion was won by a single ticket sold in Michigan. MegaMillions.com

There were 10 second-prize winning tickets sold for the drawing. Two tickets, sold in North Carolina and Virginia, are worth $2 million each because the purchaser paid for the Megaplier. The eight others sold in Florida (2), Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York (2) and Pennsylvania are worth $1 million each.

Only one Mega Millions drawing has produced a bigger jackpot winner — a South Carolina ticket hit the $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot in October 2018. It’s the largest jackpot won by a single ticket.

The largest U.S. lottery jackpot — a $1.586 billion Powerball prize in January 2016 was split among three ticket holders. The lucky tickets were sold in California, Florida and Tennessee.

These are the biggest winning lottery jackpots in U.S. history, including Friday’s massive Mega Millions prize – with one winning ticket sold in Michigan Len Melisurgo | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Thirty-six Mega Millions drawings had been held since Adrian Tongson of Racine, Wisconsin hit the $120 million jackpot on Sept. 15. He chose the cash option and won $95.4 million before taxes.

Both Mega Millions and Powerball had been on a run without a winner for months until a Powerball ticket sold in Maryland hit Wednesday’s $731.1 million Powerball jackpot. The Mega Millions jackpot resets to $20 million for Tuesday’s drawing.

Two Mega Millions jackpots were hit in New Jersey in 2020. An anonymous winner claimed the $202 million prize won on Feb. 11 with a ticket sold in Edison and a $124 million ticket was bought in Bayonne for the July 24 drawing.

Did anyone win Mega Millions, hit $1B jackpot last night? Single ticket claims top prize. The Mega Millions jackpot worth $1 billion for Friday’s lottery drawing was won by a single ticket sold ]]>