Mega Tens of millions: Tuesday's profitable numbers for the $785 million jackpot

(NEXSTAR) – Forward of Tuesday’s drawing, the Mega Tens of millions jackpot reached an estimated $785 million, making it the fourth-largest jackpot in Mega Tens of millions historical past and the sixth-largest lottery prize within the U.S.

That is solely the third time the Mega Tens of millions jackpot has surpassed $700 million, based on sport officers. All thrice, the jackpot finally previous $1 billion, turning into the most important grand prizes within the sport’s historical past.

If a ticket matches all six numbers drawn Tuesday, seen beneath, the winner will land a jackpot with a money choice of $403.8 million, officers say.

Listed below are Tuesday’s profitable numbers: 25, 29, 33, 41, 44, and gold Mega Ball 18.

Tickets offered in California and Florida for an Oct. 14 drawing shared the final Mega Tens of millions jackpot of $502 million. The lottery’s high prize has been constructing anew over 20 drawings held since then.

Final 12 months, a record-setting Mega Tens of millions jackpot price $1.4 billion was claimed in Illinois. It was the nation’s third-largest lottery prize for almost 4 months till November when a Powerball ticket offered in California matched the profitable numbers for a $2.04 billion jackpot.

If there isn’t a winner in Tuesday’s drawing, the Mega Tens of millions jackpot must develop by greater than $2 million to develop into the third-largest prize within the sport’s historical past. That spot is at present held by a $1.05 billion prize claimed in Michigan in 2021.

Throughout Tuesday’s drawing, officers mentioned the jackpot might surpass $900 million forward of Friday’s drawing.

There are a couple of things that may influence simply how large the Mega Tens of millions jackpot will get earlier than Friday’s drawing.

Listed below are the most important Mega Tens of millions jackpots so far:

  1. $1.537 billion: Oct. 23, 2018 (SC)
  2. $1.337 billion: July 29, 2022 (IL)
  3. $1.050 billion: Jan. 22, 2021 (MI)
  4. $785 million (est.)
  5. $656 million: Mar. 30, 2012 (IL, KS, MD)
  6. $648 million: Dec. 17, 2013 (CA, GA)
  7. $543 million: July 24, 2018 (CA)
  8. $536 million: July 8, 2016 (IN)
  9. $533 million: Mar. 30, 2018 (NJ)
  10. $522 million: June 7, 2019 (CA)

With or with out a jackpot winner, the following Mega Tens of millions drawing is at 11 p.m. ET Friday.

Mega Tens of millions is performed in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Tickets are $2 and there are a complete of 9 methods to win a prize.