Mega Millions Jackpot Hits

Posted by Zotta Rendevouz

There were no ticket available with all six statistics in tonight's sketching of the multi-state Super Thousands and thousands sweepstakes and the approximated jackpot feature for Friday's sketching will develop to $173 thousand.

Nine ticket -- two each available in Florida, Oh and Tx and one each in Atlanta, Il and California -- had five statistics, but didn't have the Super number.

The two ticket available in Florida with five statistics are each worthy of $319,493 while the other seven are each worthy of $250,000, a Florida Lottery recognized declared. Florida law needs most major benefits of sweepstakes games to be paid for on a pari-mutuel time frame.

The numbers drawn tonight were 20, 24, 27, 45, 51 and the Mega number was 31. The estimated jackpot was $152 million.

The drawing was the 14th since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold.

The odds of matching all five numbers and the Mega number is 1 in 175,711,536, according to the Mega Millions website. Overall chances of winning a prize are 1 in 40.

The Mega Millions game is played in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.