The latest Mega Millions winning numbers and Mega Millions payouts are out, following the draw on Saturday, 18 May 2019.
Mega Millions Winning Numbers
The winning numbers for the Mega Millions draw on Saturday, 18 May 2019, were:
5, 17, 28, 32, 63 Mega Ball: 11 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, 2, 17, 39, 4 and 29 – with 10 bubbling under.
The least drawn number for the same period is 67, which has been drawn 28 times.
Mega Millions Payouts
Similar to the previous draw, the Mega Millions draw on 18 May 2019 produced no jackpot winners – division one (five correct numbers + mega ball).
However, there were three notable winners, who managed to guess five of the winning numbers, thus bagging $1 million (R14.4 million) each.
There were, 23 winners who all managed to guess four of the winning numbers and the mega ball, and therefore winning a decent amount of $10,000 (R144,238.000). Five of them managed to guess the megaplier, thus walking away with $30,000 (R432,714.00).
Meanwhile, at the bottom end of the winnings table, some 588,580 people managed to match just the mega ball, and they won $2 (R28.85) each. Of the 588,580 winners in this category, a lucky 93,161 managed to increase their prize money to $6 (R86.54).
|Match: Numbers + Mega Ball||Total Winners||Prize Amount*||Megaplier Winners||Megaplier Prize Amount*|
|4 + 0||573||$500||80||$1,500|
|3 + 1||1,702||$200||295||$600|
|3 + 0||36,159||$10||5,831||$30|
|2 + 1||34,376||$10||5,609||$30|
|1 + 1||252,183||$4||40,384||$12|
The Mega Millions Draw and Jackpot
The last time the Mega Millions winning numbers produced a jackpot winner was on 13 March 2019.
The lucky winner walked off with the entire $50 million (approximately R721.1 million) 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 Saturday, 18 May 2019, the next Mega Millions jackpot stands at an amount of $367 million (R5.29 billion).
The next Mega Millions draw will be on Wednesday, 22 May 2019.