Mega Millions Winning Numbers For 01/22/2021 Game: $1B Jackpot
Here are the winning Mega Millions numbers for the $1 billion lottery jackpot drawing on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021.
Deb Belt , Patch Staff
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot has reached a monster-sized billion dollars — $1 billion — for the player who has the winning ticket on Friday, Jan. 22. The one-time cash payout for tonight’s Mega Millions drawing is $739.6 million, which makes it the third-largest prize lottery in U.S. history, officials said.
The winning Mega Millions numbers are drawn every Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. Eastern time, with results usually posted within 5 minutes.
Check with your state lottery for the cut-off time to purchase tickets before a drawing. Mega Millions tickets cost $2 each.
The winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, Jan. 22, are: 04, 26, 42, 50, 60 and the Mega Ball of 24.
The largest lottery jackpot in history was a $1.586 billion Powerball prize, which was split by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.
A Wisconsin player last won the Mega Millions jackpot on Sept. 15, 2020, when the prize was $120 million.
To win the Mega Millions jackpot, a player must match all five white balls in any order and the gold Mega Ball number.
You can buy Mega Millions tickets from lottery retailers/agents in 45 states plus the District of Columbia and the U. S. Virgin Islands; a total of 47 jurisdictions. See the Where To Play page for details.
If you are a resident of Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania or Virginia, you may buy Mega Millions tickets online by registering with the lotteries of those states. You may also purchase subscriptions for Mega Millions online in New York.
These are the five largest Mega Millions jackpots in the game’s history:
- $1.537 billion, Oct. 23, 2018
- $656 million, March 30, 2012
- $648 million, Dec. 17, 2013
- $543 million, July 24, 2018
- $536 million, July 8, 2016
Winners can choose to either have the full jackpot amount paid out in 30 installments over 29 years, or winners can take one lump sum payment that is smaller than the actual total.Mega Millions Winning Numbers For 01/22/2021 Game: $1B Jackpot – Columbia, MD – Here are the winning Mega Millions numbers for the $1 billion lottery jackpot drawing on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021.
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The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday’s lottery drawing has soared to an estimated $1 billion — making it potentially the third-largest in U.S. lottery history.
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 jackpot for tonight is worth an estimated $1 billion. Check back later to see if anyone hit the Mega Millions jackpot. MegaMillions.com
No one hit Tuesday’s big Mega Millions $865 million jackpot, but a pair of second-prize, $1 million tickets were bought in New Jersey — one in Atlantic City and one in Somerville.
In addition, there were eight third-prize tickets sold in New Jersey that matched four numbers plus the Mega Ball. One is worth $20,000, the rest $10,000 apiece.
Tuesday’s winning numbers were: 10, 19, 26, 28 and 50. The Mega Ball drawn was 16 with a Megaplier of 2X.
While the big Mega Millions jackpot is still up for grabs, someone who bought a ticket in Maryland won the $731.1 million Powerball jackpot on Wednesday.
Thirty-six drawings have been held since Adrian Tongson of Racine, Wisconsin hit the $120 million Mega Millions jackpot on Sept. 15. He chose the cash option and won $95.4 million before taxes.
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.Mega Millions lottery: Did you win Friday’s $1 billion Mega Millions drawing? Results, winning numbers (1/22/2021) The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday’s lottery drawing has soared to an ]]>