The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn — here are the winning numbers
The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn — here are the winning numbers:
Shortly after the numbers were drawn, the California State Lottery website crashed.
“Due to the high MEGA Millions jackpot, we anticipate increased website traffic that could slow response times,” the website said in an alert. “We apologize for any inconvenience.”
The odds of winning the record-breaking $1 billion jackpot were one in 302.5 million, or 0.00000033%. Five numbers between 1 to 70 were selected, in addition to one number between 1 to 25.
The lucky winner would have the option to cash out over $513 million, or choose to be paid annually for 29 years (with a better tax rate).
The odds of picking these six Mega Millions numbers were one in 302.5 million.
Mega Millions Numbers for 10-19-2018
This page has the latest Mega Millions winning numbers for this draw, plus detailed prize payout information.
There are three ways to see more Mega Millions winning numbers:
- Are you a winner? Enter your numbers in the Mega Millions Number Checker to see if you’ve won in the past 365 days
- View the latest Mega Millions winning numbers.
- Did you win in an older drawing? You can view past Mega Millions numbers and prize payouts for all drawings since 1992.
These are the prize payouts for all states that play MegaMillions combined, along with the prize values for each prize tier, with and without the Megaplier. Scroll to the bottom for links to particular state payout tables
View the winners and prize payout information for the Mega Millions draw on Friday October 19th 2018