The Mega Millions jackpot is closing in on $300 million. Tonight's winning Mega Millions jackpot is worth an estimated $270 million, or a $151 million onetime payout. Matching all six numbers tonight would add so many zeros to your check book that they may not all fit.
No matter what your retirement portfolio looks like right now, if you matched all six numbers in tonight's Mega Millions jackpot you could throw that retirement plan in the garbage!
According to a Mega Millions report on March 5, no one matched all six numbers in last Tuesday’s drawing, but over $5 million in prize money was paid out, including three $1 million dollar winning tickets that were all sold in California. The winning numbers for Tuesday's drawing were 10, 29, 31, 35 and 45 and the Mega Ball was 6. The drawing multiplier was 2x.
Locally, Michigan.gov lottery reported on March 7, over 125,000 winning tickets were sold for the last drawing, including thirty-four $500 winners, one $1,000 winner and one $5,000 winner.
Tonight’s jackpot will be the sixth largest Mega Millions lottery in the past five years, and the 10th highest in the history of the Mega Millions lottery.
Be sure to check back as tonight’s Mega Millions winning numbers will be posted in the comments section below shortly after 11:00 p.m. EST.