Did anyone win the $636 Mega Millions jackpot on Dec. 17, 2013? If you have a ticket, check the winning numbers below to see if you are a multi-millionaire.
The gigantic jackpot created a frenzy today. People lined up to buy a $1 ticket at gas stations, convenience stores and super markets in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U. S. Virgin Islands, hoping to become very, very rich on Tuesday night.
The winning numbers in the Dec. 17 Mega Millions drawing are: 8, 20,14,17, 39 and the Mega Ball is 7.
Did anyone win the jackpot? That won't be known for awhile as lottery officials await the information they need to determine where and if the winning ticket or tickets were sold.
If there is no winner tonight, the jackpot will rise to over $800 million for the next drawing on December 20, 2013.
There will be a big, big Christmas gift in store for someone if no one wins tonight or on Friday. Lottery officials estimate that the Mega Millions jackpot will increase to over one billion dollars for the drawing on Christmas Eve if there is no winner on Dec. 17 or Dec. 20.
Wondering what the payout options are if you win? According to the Mega Millions website, if you are a jackpot winner, you will have the choice of a cash option or an annual payout. The annuity option provides annual payments over a 26-year period. For every $1,000,000 in the jackpot, you will receive approximately $38,500 per year before taxes.
Did you match any of the numbers? Are you the big Mega Millions jackpot winner tonight?
If so, you beat some big odds and you're very lucky. If not, maybe you'll have better luck in the next drawing.