Mega Millions jackpot stabilizes at $720 million ahead of draw

The Mega Millions jackpot held steady at $720 million ahead of Friday night’s draw.

The winning numbers drawn on Friday were 29 – 40 – 47 – 50 – 57 and the yellow ball 25.

Since April 21, 2022, the Mega Millions jackpot has been drawn 25 times since April 21, 2022, resulting in a $720 million win, according to the lottery. If won, this could be the fifth largest jackpot in the history of the game.

A press release from the Florida Lottery says Florida players have a chance of becoming the state’s fourth Mega Millions jackpot winner.

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Jackpot winners will have the option to either claim their winnings in 30 annual installments or a one-time lump sum payment of $370.5 million. According to the Florida Lottery, jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days of winning in order to claim the cash option, although winners have 180 days from the date of the draw to claim the prize.

In addition, the release reveals that the Mega Millions jackpot rollover generated over $31.5 million for education in Florida.

In addition to the jackpot, players have the opportunity to win lower tier prizes ranging from $2 million to $5 million.

Friday’s winning numbers will be drawn at 23:00.

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