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Mega Millions Results, 17 January 2020: Next jackpot at USD 116 million

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The latest Mega Millions winning numbers and Mega Millions payouts are out, following the draw on Friday, 17 January 2020.

Mega Millions Winning Numbers

The winning numbers for the Mega Millions draw on Friday, 17 January 2020, were:

3, 25, 30, 54, 70 Mega Ball: 9 Megaplier: 3x

It is worth noting that the most commonly drawn winning numbers per the Mega Millions results since 1996, remain the same, and are: 31, 17, 39, 4, 2 and 48 – with 10 bubbling under.

The least drawn number for the same period is 67, which has been drawn 31 times.

Mega Millions Payouts

The Mega Millions draw on 17 January 2020 produced no jackpot winners – division one (five correct numbers + mega ball).

However, there was one notable winner, who managed to guess five of the winning numbers, walking off with winnings of $1 million (R14.4 million).

There were, nine winners who all managed to guess four of the winning numbers and the mega ball, and therefore winning a decent amount of $10,000 (R144,752.60). One of them guessed the megaplier, walking off with winnings of $30,000 (R434,257.80).

Meanwhile, at the bottom end of the winnings table, some 338,432 people managed to match just the mega ball, and they won $2 (R28.95) each. Of the 338,432 winners in this category, a lucky 60,717 managed to increase their prize money to $6 (R86.85).

Other Payouts

Match: Numbers + Mega Ball Total Winners Prize Amount* Megaplier Winners Megaplier Prize Amount*
4 + 0 276 $500 54 $1,500
3 + 1 845 $200 129 $600
3 + 0 18,823 $10 3,289 $30
2 + 1 18,755 $10 3,306 $30
1 + 1 143,189 $4 26,014 $12

 

The Mega Millions Draw and Jackpot

The last time the Mega Millions winning numbers produced a jackpot winner was on 17 December 2019.

The lucky winner walked off with the entire $372 million (approximately R5.3 billion) jackpot amount – though the actual winnings were less as the winner needed to factor in federal and state-level tax obligations.

As a result of not having had a jackpot winner on Friday, 17 January 2020, the next Mega Millions jackpot stands at an amount of $116 million (R1.6 billion).

The next Mega Millions draw will be on Tuesday, 21 January 2020.

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