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Have you won the latest Mega Millions Jackpot?
If yes then in the past 20 years of game’s history, this win comes as the third largest Mega Millions jackpot prize.
Well, in the past, the biggest ever Mega Millions Jackpot was held on Oct 23, 2018 for the price money of $1.537 billion.
The South Carolina retailer who sold the lottery ticket also holds the record for highest solitary lottery jackpot. Apart from this, only the second biggest jackpot went over the $1 billion as a group of 4 players in Michigan won a $1.050 billion Mega Millions jackpot in 2021.
What’s Winning Number for Mega Millions Jackpot?
The winning number for this years Mega Millions Jackpot are 7, 29, 60, 63, 66 whereas the megaball is 15 with a megaplier of 3X.
The jackpot was last won on April 15 in Tennessee, and since then there have been 28 drawings, with a total of approximately 21.4 million awarded in prizes, 33 of which were for $1 million or more. There have been 17 US states represented by winners of this size.
Four people from California, New York, Minnesota, and Tennessee have claimed the jackpot so far in 2022.
The Mega Millions jackpot starts at $20 million and grows with the number of tickets sold and the interest rate. The probability of winning the prize are one in 303,000,000.
Why Mega Millions Jackpot Website isn’t Working?
The website is currently unavailable. The error message users are seeing now instructs them to try again later.
This could be because of sudden load on their website’s server as large numbers of users are trying to see whether they’ve won the jackpot or not.
How to Claim the Mega Million Jackpot Winnings?
The process of claiming the prize varies from one state to another. But generally, here’s how you can claim your winnings:
If Winnings are Less Than $599.
To collect a prize of less than $600, simply present your winning ticket to a licensed retailer in the state where you purchased the ticket. However, some businesses may not have the cash on hand to honor your request or have a policy against paying out large lottery prizes. If a business is unable to honor a winning ticket, the winner has the option of claiming the prize at another location, going to the lottery office in person, or mailing the ticket to the state lottery.
You must include a completed prize claim form and valid identification in the mail along with your winning lottery ticket to the state lottery office, per that state’s regulations.
If Winnings are More Than $699.
In order to collect winnings for $600 or more, you must visit a lottery office or claim center in your state. It may be possible to submit your prize claim via mail; however, this option should be confirmed with the local office.
If You’ve Won the Jackpot.
You must visit the state lottery’s offices in attendance if you’ve won the Mega Millions jackpot. Due to the extensive validation procedures that must be performed before the reward is paid out, it is quite doubtful that you will be eligible to get the Jackpot via mail.
Have you won any prize? If you feel confirtable, do share your winnings in the comments below.