Wouldn't you love to be Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot winner? Matching all six Mega Millions winning numbers on Jan. 14, 2014, could land you a whopping $30 million lottery prize. According to New Jersey lottery officials on Monday, Jan. 13, the cash value option is $16 million, and that's millions of good reasons to buy a lottery ticket!
Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot of $30 million can be taken in 26 annual payments, or as a one time lump sum payment of $16 million in cold hard cash. Unfortunately, both options are before taxes are deducted. Which option would you choose if you found out you were the Jan. 14 Mega Millions jackpot winner?
BREAKING NEWS: The Mega Millions winning numbers for January 14, 2014 are 4, 23, 26, 62, 69, the Mega Ball number is 13, and the Megaplier is X 3.
New Jersey Mega Millions Winners Stike It Rich
Meanwhile, New Jersey Lottery's Executive Director Carole Hedinger on Monday, Jan. 13, announced another batch of Mega Millions winners will be taking home thousands of dollars from the last drawing. 72,594 New Jersey lottery winners correctly matched the right Mega Millions winning numbers to win $127,332 in prizes ranging from $1 to $1,500 in the Friday, Jan. 10 drawing. The Mega Millions numbers were 8, 28, 36, 37, 57, and the Mega Ball number was 3.
Executive Director Carole Hedinger commented,
"Congratulations to the lottery winners and to the retailers that sold all of those winning tickets. For selling the winning tickets, the retailers have become many more Lottery’s ‘lucky locations’ overnight."
What Time is Tonight's Mega Millions Drawing?
The next Mega Millions drawing is scheduled for Jan. 14, 2014, at 11 p.m. EST. Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn Tuesday and Friday evenings at 11 p.m. EST at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets are sold in 42 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $1 each, and another $1 for the Megaplier option which could instantly multiply your prize winnings.
If no one wins matches all six Mega Millions winning numbers tonight, the next Mega Millions jackpot just may reach $40 million or more by the time the next drawing rolls around!
Latest Powerball Winning Numbers Results
The Powerball winning numbers for Jan. 11 2014, were 10, 15, 33, 48, 54, and the red Powerball number is 34. There were no Powerball jackpot winners Saturday night. Read the article Powerball winning numbers $80M Jan. 11: Florida lottery winners hit $1M prize for more details. The next Powerball drawing is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15 for an estimated $93 million. Don't miss it!
Sources: MegaMillions.com; New Jersey Lottery
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