Feeling lucky tonight? Then hopefully you bought Friday's Mega Millions winning jackpot ticket. The Mega Millions winning numbers for the March 1, 2013 drawing are worth $19,000,000 annuity, or $14,000,000 in cash. Unfortunately, both options are before state and federal taxes.
How many tickets did you buy for Friday's drawing? Do you have any lottery secrets or strategies you use when you fill out your tickets? Do you play the same Mega Millions numbers each time, or do you let the computer generate a Quick Pick ticket for you? How do you plan to spend all your millions if you end up being tonight's jackpot winner?
If no one matches all six lottery numbers Friday night, the next jackpot will likely reach $25,000,000 or more for the March 5 drawing.
Make sure to check the comments section at the bottom of this page shortly after the drawing for the Friday, March 1, 2013 Mega Millions results.
California Mega Millions Winner Scores Over $630K
One California lottery winner will be especially happy when he or she cashes in the enormous ticket from Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing. According to California Lottery officials, the second-tier ticket is worth $630,786. The standard prize amount for matching five out of six white Mega Millions winning numbers, but not the gold Mega Ball number, is normally $250,000. However, California Mega Millions prize amounts are pari-mutuel, and may vary depending on ticket sales and number of winners. In this case, it's way more than what the Texas Mega Millions winner will receive for the same drawing.
The California Mega Millions winner purchased the lucky ticket at Gonzales Liquor Market, 1845 West Katella Avenue in Anaheim (Orange County) for the February 26 drawing. California Lottery strongly encourages the Mega Millions winner to sign the back of their ticket immediately, put it in a safe place, and claim it as soon as possible. The lottery winner has only 180 days from the date of the draw to claim their prize, otherwise it will expire and be forfeited.
Latest Mega Millions Numbers and Results
The most recent Mega Millions results for the February 26, 2013 were 6, 7, 13, 15, 43 the Mega Ball number was 7, and the Megaplier number was X 4. There were no Mega Millions jackpot winners for this drawing.
When is Tonight's Mega Millions Drawing?
The next Mega Millions drawing on March 1, 2013 is scheduled for 11 p.m. EST. Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn live Tuesday and Friday evenings, and is played in 41 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The final Mega Millions results are usually available within a few hours of the drawing.
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.
See all Donna's Mega Millions results and current Powerball winning numbers at Gather.com.