The September 20, 2011 Mega Millions winning numbers are worth a whopping $75,000,000! Tuesday's jackpot lottery winnerÂ—if someone can match all six Mega Millions numbersÂ—will have to decide whether to take their prize winnings as a one-time cash pot of $53,800,000, or the annuitized amount of $75,000,000, payable in 26 annual payments. It's a tough choice, but someone has to do it, and it might as well be you!
New Jersey Lottery Sells $250,000 Mega Millions Winning Ticket
One lucky player is $250,000 richer after purchasing a winning lottery ticket from Kennys Store, 826 Main Street, in Hackensack, New Jersey. The Mega Millions winner correctly matched five out of six winning Mega Millions numbers, but not the Mega Ball, for the Friday, September 16th drawing.
California Lottery Sells Mega Millions Ticket Worth $429,085
Another lucky lottery winner from the September 16th drawing purchased a Mega Millions ticket from 3 Kings Liquor, 5126 West 190th Street in Torrance, California. According to the California Lottery, the winner also successfully matched five out of six Mega Millions winning numbers for a prize worth $429,085. If you lived in California, what would you do with all that money? Rent a villa at a Napa Valley vineyard for a few weeks, or take the kids on a Disneyland vacation?
Recent Mega Millions Winners Could Have Been Millionaires!
Had the winners spent an extra dollar on the Megaplier option, their prizes would have instantly been increased to $1,000,000. The Mega Millions numbers for last Friday's drawing were 6, 23, 41, 45 and 56, the Mega Ball number was 24, and the Megaplier was 4. Perhaps the winnersÂ—who are still unidentified at this timeÂ—will think twice about buying Megaplier tickets for tonight's drawing!
Don't Miss Tonight's Mega Millions Drawing
The Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Mega Millions jackpot is up to $75,000,000 annuity, or $53,800,000 one-time lump-sum before taxes. Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn at 11:00pm ET on Tuesday and Friday evenings at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets are sold in 41 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
When is the Next Powerball Drawing?
The next Powerball drawing is tomorrow, Wednesday 21, 2011. Tomorrow night's jackpot is an estimated $25,000,000 annuity, or a $15,000,000 one-time cash prize. The Powerball winning numbers are drawn live each Wednesday and Saturday evenings at 10:59pm, and is played in 42 States, Washington D.C. and the US Virgin Islands.
Please Play Responsibly
Remember, playing the lottery should be fun, but sometimes too much lottery fun can be addictive and could ruin lives. Please play responsibly, and don't spend more than you're willing to lose.
Make sure to check the comments section at the bottom of this page shortly after the drawing for Tuesday's Mega Millions winning numbers. The New Jersey Lottery encourages you to "Give Your Dreams a Chance!"
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