Did Anyone Win Mega Millions Tonight?
Did anyone win tonight’s $1 billion Mega Millions lottery for January 22? We now know that yes, someone won the $1 billion-dollar jackpot and now the jackpot is going to start over at $20 million. Here are all the details.
Where in Michigan was the Mega Millions Winner
The winning ticket was sold at the Kroger at Grand River and Beck Rd. in Novi as seen in the video below.
With the jackpot win, that means the drawing on Tuesday, Jan. 26 will be worth $20 million with a cash option of $14.7 million.
Winning Numbers for Jan. 22: 4-26-42-50-60
The Gold Mega Ball: 24
The Megaplier: 2
Mega Millions of Numbers Jan 22, 2021
Along with the grand prize winner, 10 tickets sold matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. Those tickets were sold in Florida, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Two of those winners were sold in Florida and New York.
The players in North Carolina and Virginia also played the Megaplier option, which increased their winnings to $2 million.
There were 3,300,077 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing. In Michigan, 116,846 tickets sold won at least $4 in the drawing.
The drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. Five balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 70; the Mega ball is drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 25. The odds of winning the jackpot is 1 in 302 million.
Mega Millions is played in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each.
Where was Mega Millions Ticket Sold
The winning ticket was sold at a Kroger located in Novi, a northern suburb of Detroit — about a 30-minute drive from the city — the state lottery website confirmed. The winning numbers were 4-26-42-50-60 with a Mega Ball number of 24.
The winner’s identity has not been revealed, but, per state lottery rules, they must come forward to claim their winnings.
The winner will have two options to collect the record prize, the lottery said in a statement: “The first is an escalating annuity that offers an initial payment, then annual payments for 29 years. The player also may select a one-time cash payment of about $739 million.
If a player selects the cash option, they will receive about $530 million after-tax withholdings.”
How to Watch Mega Millions Drawing, Where To Watch Mega Millions Drawing
Those testing their luck can watch the live drawing for the nearly $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot Friday night. The jackpot on Jan. 22 is at $970 million, the second-largest prize in the game’s history after there hasn’t been a winner in months.
“It’s the longest the game has gone without a jackpot win,” Mega Millions said.
Friday night at 11:00 p.m. ET ticket buyers are hoping to change that.
What Channel is Mega Millions on
Those interested can see the drawn numbers appear on the Mega Millions website or watch online through the game’s YouTube channel.
Mega Millions Live Drawing: Jan 22, 2021
In this interactive live stream, host Steve Lookner counts down to the drawing, brings you the winning MegaMillions numbers.