The latest Mega Millions winning numbers and Mega Millions payouts are out, following the draw on Friday, 31 January 2020.
Mega Millions Winning Numbers
The winning numbers for the Mega Millions draw on Friday, 31 January 2020, were:
28, 31, 33, 57, 62 Mega Ball: 19 Megaplier: 2x
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, 4, 39, 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 31 January 2020 produced no jackpot winners – division one (five correct numbers + mega ball).
However, there were four notable winners, who managed to guess five of the winning numbers, each bagging an amount of $1 million (R15 million). One of them also guessed the megaplier, bagging $2 million (R30 million).
There were, 12 winners who all managed to guess four of the winning numbers and the mega ball, and therefore winning a decent amount of $10,000 (R150 068,70). One of them guessed the megaplier, walking away with an amount of $20,000 (R300 137,40).
Meanwhile, at the bottom end of the winnings table, some 362,586 people managed to match just the mega ball, and they won $2 (R30,01) each. Of the 362,586 winners in this category, a lucky 62,853 managed to increase their prize money to $4 (R60,03).
|Match: Numbers + Mega Ball||Total Winners||Prize Amount*||Megaplier Winners||Megaplier Prize Amount*|
|4 + 0||379||$500||71||$1,000|
|3 + 1||888||$200||147||$400|
|3 + 0||22,099||$10||3,935||$20|
|2 + 1||18,470||$10||3,177||$20|
|1 + 1||144,243||$4||25,084||$8|
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 R3.3 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, 31 January 2020, the next Mega Millions jackpot stands at an amount of $168 million (R2.5 billion).
The next Mega Millions draw will be on Tuesday, 4 February 2020.