For tonight’s Mega Millions drawing which is Friday, Oct. 16, the estimated jackpot soars to a lucky $77 million. Otherwise, the jackpot winner can choose a cash payout of $60.1 million.
Winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, Oct. 16
Twice a week, the Mega Millions has drawings on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. ET. Be sure to check back below for tonight’s winning numbers!
Winning numbers: 27 – 32 – 50 – 52 – 57 Megaball 12
Cumberland County $1 million winner story
Previously, for the Mega Millions, May 5 drawing, Paul D. of Cumberland County purchased his winning $1 million ticket. Of his win, he said:
“Every week, when I go grocery shopping, I buy the same numbers for Cash 5, Powerball and Mega Millions. I checked my numbers Wednesday morning and saw that I had won $1 million!”
Paul’s big winner was purchased at GIANT Food Stores on 6560 Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg. GIANT earned an extra $5,000 for selling that lucky ticket.
In fact, Paul checked for the winning lottery numbers online.
Where to buy lottery tickets online
However, you don’t just need to check for winning lottery numbers online. Here in PA, you can safely and securely buy lottery tickets online, as well through the PA online lottery. The Keystone State’s lottery program benefits older Pennsylvanians.
Additionally, there’s other states where it is legal to purchase online lottery tickets as well:
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- New York
No matter if you are buying lottery tickets online or at a physical retailer, please play responsibly.