Mega Millions Numbers for 10-12-2018
This page has the latest Mega Millions winning numbers for this draw, plus detailed prize payout information.
There are three ways to see more Mega Millions winning numbers:
- Are you a winner? Enter your numbers in the Mega Millions Number Checker to see if you’ve won in the past 365 days
- View the latest Mega Millions winning numbers.
- Did you win in an older drawing? You can view past Mega Millions numbers and prize payouts for all drawings since 1992.
These are the prize payouts for all states that play MegaMillions combined, along with the prize values for each prize tier, with and without the Megaplier. Scroll to the bottom for links to particular state payout tablesView the winners and prize payout information for the Mega Millions draw on Friday October 12th 2018
Mega Millions Winning Numbers For Friday, Oct 12: $548M Jackpot
The Mega Millions lottery game drawing for the third biggest jackpot of all time — $548 million — is Friday. Are you a winner?
Chris Mosby , Patch Staff
The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to a staggering $548 million for the Friday drawing. No one matched all six numbers on Tuesday, causing the jackpot to jump again. If a player wins the jackpot on Friday, they’ll have an option to take a $309 million lump sum payout.
Winning numbers: The winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, October 12 are: 4, 24, 46, 61, and 70. The gold Mega ball is 7. The Megaplier is 3.
There’s still plenty of room for this jackpot to grow. The highest jackpot for Mega Millions was $656 million and was won on March 30, 2012. Since then, jackpots of $648 million and $536 million were won in 2013 and 2016, respectively. This jackpot has already surpassed the latter in size, but has a ways to go before it reaches biggest or second biggest jackpot of all-time status.
A single play costs $2. Players pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers – five different numbers from 1 to 70 and one number from 1 to 25 (the Mega Ball number). Players can also use an easy pick feature, where a computer selects random numbers for them. To win the jackpot, a player much match all six numbers.
The odds of picking the correct numbers on five white balls and one yellow ball are one in 259 million. No matter how many people play Mega Millions, the chances of winning never change. The chances of winning are based on the amount of number combinations, not the number of players buying tickets, say lottery officials.
Mega Millions is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Drawings take place at 11 p.m. ET each Tuesday and Friday.
After a jackpot is won, the Mega Millions game automatically resets to $40 million and grows with each lottery where there is not a winning jackpot ticket sold.Mega Millions Winning Numbers For Friday, Oct 12: $548M Jackpot – Cleveland, OH – The Mega Millions lottery game drawing for the third biggest jackpot of all time — $548 million — is Friday. Are you a winner? ]]>