The Mega Millions results for Sept. 17, 2013 are in. Grab your tickets and see if you're one of the lottery winners! The Mega Millions winning numbers are 6, 15, 27, 31, 39, the Mega Ball number is 25, and the Megaplier is X 2. PHILLY.com announced on Wednesday, Sept. 18,
"The Mega Millions jackpot is up to $145 million, its highest prize since May, because no one matched all the numbers drawn Tuesday night."
Unfortunately, there were no Mega Millions jackpot winners Tuesday night. The final September 17, 2013 Mega Millions results however, revealed a number of high-tier lottery winners will be taking home hundreds of thousands of dollars very soon.
Mega Millions Lottery Winners 9/17/2013
There were twelve (12) Match 5 + 0 winners in the September 17 drawing for $250,000 each. According to Mega Millions Lottery officials, the Mega Millions lottery winners purchased their lucky tickets in Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Texas and Virginia. Two winners purchased winning tickets from the Pennsylvania Lottery and two from the New York Lottery.
Each second-tier lottery winner matched five out of six white Mega Millions winning numbers, but not the gold Mega Ball number. Missing just one number kept these Mega Millions lottery winners from winning the $130 million jackpot! Megaplier ticket holders for this size wager may see their prizes instantly increased to $1 million!
Additionally, there were forty-four (44) Match 4 + 1 winners for $10,000 each. The winners correctly matched four out of five white Mega Millions numbers, AND the gold Mega Ball number for the third-tier prize. Megaplier winners may see their prize winnings doubled to $20,000 instead of the standard prize of $10,000.
The most recent Mega Millions jackpot winner was from New Jersey. The jackpot ticket from the July 26 drawing was worth $19 million. Read the article Mega Millions winning numbers: New Jersey lottery winner hits huge $19M jackpot for more information.
The largest Mega Millions jackpot in lottery history was $656 million (cash option of $474 million). It was split by three Mega Millions lottery winners on March 30, 2012. See the article Illinois, Kansas, Maryland lottery winners share Mega Millions winning numbers for more details.
When is the Next Mega Millions Drawing?
The next Mega Millions drawing is scheduled for September 20, 2013, at 11 p.m. EDT. Friday's estimated jackpot is a whopping $145 annuity, or $98 cash-value before taxes. Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn Tuesday and Friday evenings at 11 p.m. EDT 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.
Latest Powerball Results
According to the Rhode Island Lottery, the most recent Powerball winning numbers for September 14, 2013, were 1, 17, 25, 37, 44, and the red Powerball number was 20. There were no Powerball jackpot winners Saturday night. Read the article Powerball winning numbers: California, New York lottery winners hit $1M September 14 for more information. Don't miss Wednesday's Powerball drawing. The September 18 jackpot is for an estimated $400 million!
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: MegaMillions.com; Powerball.com; Philly.com
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