How would you like to be $37 million richer tonight with just a $1 investment? The Oct. 18, 2013 Mega Millions winning numbers are worth a life-changing $37 million, and it could be all yours for the taking! The Mega Millions numbers have rolled five times without a single winner being announced. A total cash reward for the $37 million jackpot would come to at least $25 million, according to New Jersey Lottery officials on Oct. 16.
What's the probability of winning the Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday, Oct. 1? Lottery officials say the overall odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is 1 in 175,711,536. The odds of winning any prize is 1 in 40.
BREAKING NEWS: The Mega Millions winning numbers for October 18, 2013 are 5, 20, 45, 48, 56, the Mega Ball number is 1, and the Megaplier is X 4.
Meanwhile, California Lottery officials announced on Thursday, Oct. 17, that one California Powerball winner scored a whopping prize worth $487,708 in the last drawing. The California lottery winner matched five out of six white Powerball winning numbers, but not the red Powerball number for the second-tier prize. Missing just one Powerball number kept this lottery winner from taking home the $156 million jackpot.
The California Powerball winning ticket was sold at Century Chevron, which is located at 1015 Jefferson Boulevard in West Sacramento for the Oct. 16 drawing. California Lottery officials remind winners to sign the backs of their tickets immediately, put them in a safe place, and claim them as soon as possible.
What Time is Tonight's Mega Millions Drawing?
The next Mega Millions drawing is scheduled for Oct. 18, 2013, at 11 p.m. ET. Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn Tuesday and Friday evenings at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets are sold in 42 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands and cost $1 each. Adding another $1 for the Megaplier option could greatly multiply your prize winnings.
Latest Mega Millions Results
The most recent Mega Millions winning numbers for Oct. 15, 2013, were 4, 23, 30, 43, 50, the Mega Ball number is 11, and the Megaplier is X 4. There were no jackpot winners for this drawing. Read the article Mega Millions winning numbers $29M Oct. 15: Jackpot lottery winners will be rich for more details.
Latest Powerball Results
The most recent Powerball winning numbers from the Oct. 16 drawing were 3, 26, 28, 34, 42, and the red Powerball number was 28. There were no jackpot winners for this drawing. See the article Powerball winning numbers gain California, Massachusetts lottery winners for more information. The next Powerball drawing is scheduled for Oct. 19, 2013, at 10:59 p.m. EDT. Saturday's jackpot amount is $186 million annuity, or $106.3 million cash value. Don't miss it!
Sources: Mega Millions.com; California Lottery; New Jersey Lottery
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