It’s Friday, which means the weekend is here and another chance to win loads of cash in the Mega Millions drawing. The jackpot is up to an estimated $50 million with a cash option of $35.3 million.
The last drawing on Tuesday, Feb. 18 had no jackpot winners but two people matched all five white balls to win the $1 million prize. Those two winners were in Arizona and California.
For those purchasing tickets in Pennsylvania, the state lottery now offers draw tickets at retailers as well as online. You can buy tickets from home or from your mobile device.
If you sign up to the PA iLottery platform through our links here, you’ll receive a free $5 to get you going.
Mega Millions numbers for February 21
Mega Millions drawings take place every Tuesday and Friday evening at 10:59 p.m. ET. You can find the winning numbers when they are available right here.
Winning numbers: 4 – 7 – 13 – 16 – 60 and Megaball: 06
The numbers for Tuesday’s drawing Feb. 18 were 06 – 12 – 39 – 61 – 70 with a megaball of 04. The megaplier was 3x. The two million-dollar winners would have tripled their winnings to $3 million had they opted to add the $1 megaplier to their tickets. Still, it’s hard to complain about a seven-figure score.
A total of 11 tickets matched four white balls and the megaball. Nine of them won $10,000 while two tripled it to $30,000 with the megaplier.
Overall chances of winning a prize in the Mega Millions is 1 in 24. There are nine ways to win, from $2 for matching the just the megaball on up to the jackpot for matching all six balls.
Jackpot odds for each $2 ticket are 1 in 302,575,350. Always play responsibly.