The latest Mega Millions winning numbers and Mega Millions payouts are out, following the draw on Tuesday, 21 January 2020.
Mega Millions Winning Numbers
The winning numbers for the Mega Millions draw on Tuesday, 21 January 2020, were:
16, 18, 29, 31, 37 Mega Ball: 8 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 21 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, 15 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 565,40). Five of them guessed the megaplier, walking away with an amount of $30,000 (R433 696,20).
Meanwhile, at the bottom end of the winnings table, some 322,655 people managed to match just the mega ball, and they won $2 (R28,91) each. Of the 322,655 winners in this category, a lucky 56,709 managed to increase their prize money to $6 (R86,74).
|Match: Numbers + Mega Ball||Total Winners||Prize Amount*||Megaplier Winners||Megaplier Prize Amount*|
|4 + 0||360||$500||57||$1,500|
|3 + 1||984||$200||177||$600|
|3 + 0||20,662||$10||3,638||$30|
|2 + 1||19,024||$10||3,342||$30|
|1 + 1||138,946||$4||24,309||$12|
The Mega Millions Draw and Jackpot
The last time the Mega Millions winning numbers produced a jackpot winner was on 24 September 2019.
The lucky winner walked off with the entire $227 million (approximately R3.2 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 Tuesday, 21 January 2020, the next Mega Millions jackpot stands at an amount of $132 million (R1.9 billion).
The next Mega Millions draw will be on Friday, 24 January 2020.