The Mega Millions results are in for March 14, 2014. Are you one of the lucky Mega Millions winners? The Mega Millions winning numbers are 7, 20, 40, 54, 69, the Mega Ball is 12, and the Megaplier is X 3, announced the Washington Post on Saturday, March 15. Check your lottery tickets and compare your Mega Millions numbers now!
If you purchased tickets for last night's lottery drawing, you're probably wondering, "Did anyone win the Mega Millions jackpot?" Yes, and no! Unfortunately, no one won the $353 million jackpot Friday night. It's not all bad news, however, because the Mega Millions jackpot rolled over again, sending the jackpot soaring to $400 million for the next drawing, reported NBC News on March 15.
Mega Millions Lottery Winners March 14
There were plenty of smaller winning tickets sold including three (3) $3 million winners! According to the Magnolia Reporter on Saturday, March 15, the tickets sold by the Arkansas Lottery, Florida Lottery and the Virginia Lottery are worth $3 million each. The remaining two Match 5 + 0 winners were both sold by the Ohio Lottery and are worth $1 million each.
All five (5) Match 5 + 0 lottery winners matched five out of six Mega Millions winning numbers, but not the Mega Ball number for the second-tier prize.
Additionally, there were ninety-seven (97) Match 4 + 1 winners for $5,000 each. The winners matched four out of five white Mega Millions numbers, and the Mega Ball for the third-tier prize. Ten (10) Match 4 + 1 winners also purchased Megaplier tickets, and will see their prize winnings automatically increased to $15,000! Congratulations to all the March 14 Mega Millions winners!
When is the Next Mega Millions Drawing?
The next Mega Millions drawing will be held on March 18, 2014 at 11 p.m. EDT. Tuesday's jackpot will be an estimated $400 million annuity, or a one-time lump-sum cash payment of $224 million. Both amounts are before taxes. 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. Mega Millions tickets cost $1 each, and another $1 for the Megaplier option which could instantly multiply your prize winnings.
When is the Next Powerball Drawing?
The next Powerball drawing is scheduled for March 15, 2014 at 10:59 p.m. EDT. Saturday's estimated jackpot is $70 million annuity, or $39.5 million for a one-time cash lump-sum payment. The Powerball game is played in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Powerball winning numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
Disclaimer: Every effort is made to ensure the Mega Millions winning numbers are correct, however mistakes can happen. Please be sure to check the megamillions.com website for total accuracy.
Sources: Mega Millions; Washington Post; Magnolia Reporter; NBC News
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