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Mega Millions results for 10/17/17; jackpot resets to $15M

The Mega Millions numbers for Oct. 17: 31-45-49-56-70. The Gold Mega Ball: 11. The Megaplier: 5.(Courtesy of Michigan State Lottery)

LANSING, MI – Following the excitement of last Friday’s drawing where someone in Michigan split the $43 million jackpot, there was no winner of the $15 million Mega Millions jackpot for the drawing held on Oct. 17.

That means the drawing on Friday, Oct. 20 will be worth $20 million with a cash option of $12 million.

The Mega Millions numbers for Oct. 17: 31-45-49-56-70

The Gold Mega Ball: 11

The Megaplier: 5

Mega Millions winners for Oct. 17:

  • Along with no grand prize winner, no one matched all five white numbers to win $1 million.
  • There were 333,010 tickets sold that won at least $2 in the drawing. In Michigan 14,129 tickets sold won at least $2 in the drawing.
  • In Michigan, six tickets sold won $500 in the drawing. That was the largest prize won in the state.

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. Five balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 75; the Mega ball is drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 15. The odds of winning the jackpot is 1 in 259 million.

Mega Millions is played in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $1 each.

In other Michigan Lottery news:

  • The next Powerball drawing is Wednesday night, Oct. 18 with an estimated jackpot of $156 million and a cash option of $98.3 million.
  • The next Lotto 47 drawing is also Wednesday night, Oct. 18 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $3.4 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.
  • Wednesday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $105,000. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m.

For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.

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Mega Millions results for 10/17/17; jackpot resets to $15M The Mega Millions numbers for Oct. 17: 31-45-49-56-70. The Gold Mega Ball: 11. The Megaplier: 5.(Courtesy of Michigan State Lottery) ]]>