Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 12/7/18: Did Anyone Win The $226 Million Jackpot Friday (Last) Night?
Friday night’s Mega Millions jackpot was worth $226 million with a cash option of $132 million. The drawing was held at 11 p.m. EST and those who played the game Friday night waited to see if their chosen numbers would help them win the prize. So did anyone win the Mega Millions prize?
The winning numbers announced Friday night were 4-10-20-33-57, Mega Ball 13 and Megaplier 3X, according to the Mega Millions website. No one won the $226 million jackpot, but a ticket for a $1 million jackpot was sold in Georiga, according to the Mega Millions website. The next drawing will take place on Tuesday night at 11 p.m. EST with a jackpot prize of $245 million (cash option $144 million), the website states.
Mega Millions drawings are held on Tuesday and Friday evenings at 11 p.m. EST and is played across 44 states across the U.S., including the Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia. To play the game, players choose five numbers from one through 70 and then a sixth number from numbers ranging from one through 25, according to the Mega Millions website.
If there is a winner and no one claims the prize, each state that participated in the lottery will receive its money back, the Mega Millions website states.
A woman from Michigan was one of the most recent Mega Millions winners. Chrissy Daskalakis, 35, told lottery officials that she had purchased her winning ticket at the Ahlora Mart, located at 201 North Groesbeck Highway in Mount Clemens, Michigan.
Daskalakis said she gave her father the ticket to check the numbers to see if she had won a prize. The following morning, Dakalakis said she received a call from her father telling her that she had won the $1 million prize. She told lottery officials winning the prize “still feels like a dream.”
“I was at the party store with my dad when I thought: ‘With the cold weather coming, why not try my luck to win some money for a vacation?'” said Daskalakis. “I grabbed a play slip, randomly selected six numbers, and got my ticket.
Daskalakis matched 20-31-39-46-49 on the five white balls during the October 30 drawing and won the $1 million prize. She told lottery officials she is thinking about planning a trip to Florida or Greece to escape from the winter weather.
“I still can’t believe I won. This prize will provide a financial cushion for me and my family,” Daskalakis said.Friday night’s Mega Millions jackpot was worth $226 million.
Mega Millions Numbers for 12/7/18: Live Results for $226 Million Jackpot Tonight
Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot will increase to $226 million ($132 million cash option) after there was no winner earlier this week.
Tonight’s drawing will take place at 11 p.m. EST. Sales cut-off times vary by one to two hours before the drawings, depending on the selling jurisdiction.
For those feeling lucky, we will have the live results of the Mega Millions numbers for 12/7/18.
Mega Millions is a multistate lottery and one of America’s two biggest lottery jackpot games. Jackpots start at $40 million and other prizes pay from $1 million to $2 million or more with a Megaplier.
The odds of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are one in 303 million.
Tuesday’s jackpot was valued at $208 million (cash option $119 million). Here are the results from the last Mega Millions drawing:
In October, a ticket purchased in South Carolina matched the winning numbers of 5-28-62-65-70, as well as the Mega Ball number of 5, claiming the record $1.537 billion jackpot, according to an official Mega Millions press release.
There were several other big winners who fell one number short of the jackpot as well. According to the Mega Millions website, there was a total of 36 second-prize winners, valued at $1 million on Oct. 23.
“Eight were in California, four each in Florida and New York, two each in Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey and Virginia, and one each in Arizona, the District of Columbia, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin,” according to the Mega Millions website.
The $1 million tickets would have matched all five white balls but not the gold Mega Ball.
The previous record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million on March 30, 2012, was shared by winners in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland, while a $648 million jackpot was won in California and Georgia on December 17, 2013.Here’s how you can find the Mega Millions jackpot results for Friday, December 7, 2018, projected at $226 million (cash option $132 million). ]]>