The Mega Millions drawing on Friday night had no jackpot winner for the prize of $273 million, which had a cash value of $152.8 million. However, the latest drawing did have a number of small prize winners.
The Jackpot Grows
The winning numbers in the Mega Millions draw that was conducted on June 17th, Friday were 20, 36, 53, 56 and 69 and 16 was the gold Mega Ball. 2X was the Multiplier.
As the jackpot remained unclaimed in the drawing, it has now grown to $290 million for the next Mega Millions draw that will take place on June 21st, Tuesday. It will have a cash option of about $162.3 million.
Winners of the Friday Night Draw
While the draw on Friday night did have a winner for the grand prize, three people became instant millionaires. Hailing from California, a player won a $1 million prize by hitting the Match 5. Two other players were also able to hit the Match 5, but had decided to go with the Megaplier, so their prize was doubled to $2 million.
19 players of the Mega Millions lottery were able to match four numbers along with the gold Mega Ball, which allowed them to win $10,000 each. There were four other players who had managed to match four numbers, the gold Mega Ball as well as the Megaplier and this also them to win $20,000 each. Other winnings in the draw were between the range of $2 and $1,000.
There is also a ticket worth $1 million that will expire this month and was bought in North Carolina. The ticket had been purchased for the drawing on New Year’s Eve in Lewisville at a Circle K store. The player can go to the lottery headquarters located in Raleigh to claim the ticket until June 30th 5 p.m., after which it will expire.