Are you the lucky winner today? Get your tickets and check your numbers. The Mega Millions lottery jackpot continues to grow after someone won a $31 million prize on January 31st.
Here are the winning numbers for Tuesday’s draw:
1-21-25-27-40; Megaball: 11; Megaplier: 2X
The estimated jackpot of the draw is $272 million. The cash option is about $143.9 million. If no one wins, the jackpot increases on the next draw.
According to the game’s official website, the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.
Players choose six numbers from two separate sets of numbers – five different numbers from 1 to 70 and one number from 1 to 25 – or select an “Easy Pick”. The player wins the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in the draw.
Jackpot winners can choose whether to receive 30 annual payments, each five percent higher than the previous one, or a lump sum payment.
Mega Millions draws are held on Tuesdays and Fridays in 45 states, Washington DC and the US Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each.