Mega Millions jackpot soars to $244m
NEW YORK, NY – After thirteen consecutive rollovers Mega Millions jackpot has reached a staggering $244 million, up over $40 million from Friday’s drawing.
Lotto fever is sure to be rife in all states that play this game as people look for this once in a lifetime jackpot win. If someone is to win the prize they will have the option to receive it as an annuity over 26 years or as a single lump sum cash prize of $155.7 million.
Twelve people did manage to match the first five numbers drawn on Friday to win $250,000. The winners included one each from Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania South Carolina and Tennessee, two from Texas and five from New Jersey.
The Friday Mega Millions winning numbers were 14, 33, 34, 54, and 56, with a Mega Ball number of 37. The Megaplier was 4.
Published: March 21, 2011