The fourth jackpot in Mega Millions history to surpass $700 million, the jackpot now stands at $785 million.
The jackpot will move to the following ticket drawing on Tuesday because no ticket matched the six numbers selected on Friday. Over 2.7 million winning tickets with rewards ranging from $2 to $1 million were drawn on Friday.
Thanks to a huge Mega Millions® prize slated for next Tuesday, January 3, there is plenty of lottery excitement as 2023 gets begun! In a news statement on Saturday, Mega Millions stated.
According to Mega Millions, every Mega Millions jackpot that reached $700 million has kept increasing until it reaches $1 billion.
The greatest jackpot ever won in the United States was $2.04 billion for Powerball, while the record Mega Millions jackpot was more than $1.5 billion won in South Carolina in 2018. In November, that was asserted in California.
With a winning ticket from Illinois, the most recent Mega Millions prize that over $1 billion was won in July.
Participants choose six numbers on their $2 Mega Millions tickets in the hopes that the winning ticket matches their selections.