The winning numbers drawn for Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot are 1, 14, 30, 44 and 62 and the Mega Ball quantity is 1. The jackpot is $433 million, with a one-time money possibility of $260 million.
Tickets price $2. Sales time cut-offs fluctuate by state however are often one to 2 hours earlier than the drawing.
There will probably be a Powerball drawing Saturday. The jackpot is as much as $150 million.
But do not get your hopes up but: Even with extra choices for big payouts, the odds of winning a jackpot remain abysmal at 1 in 258.9 million for Mega Millions and 1 in 292.2 million for Powerball.
The odds of winning both jackpots are one in 75 quadrillion — that is 15 zeros — in line with information scientists at Allstate.
The common American spends about $200 a year on lottery tickets, although residents of some states spend much more. According to a examine by LendEDU, the typical Massachusetts resident spends $735 annually on lottery tickets. Rhode Islanders plop down $514 a 12 months. And in case you dwell in Delaware or New York, you are probably spending about $400 a 12 months, or $33 monthly (see map beneath).
The odds of winning “scratchers” — these little prompt winning tickets you could purchase for costs starting from $1 to $50 — are higher, but it surely’s nonetheless no option to get wealthy.
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