The Mega Millions is starting off 2021 with a bang!
For Friday, Jan. 15, the estimated jackpot soars to $750 million with a cash payout of $550.6 million. This eye-watering amount makes it the second-largest jackpot in the history of Mega Millions.
Winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, Jan. 15
Don’t miss the Mega Millions drawings, occurring weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. EST. Find tonight’s winning numbers below shortly after the drawing.
Winning numbers: 3 – 11 – 12 – 38 – 43 Mega Ball: 15
Millionaire Match 5 winners galore!
The last Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, Jan. 12 did not have any big jackpot winners. Nonetheless, the drawing paid out for many lucky ticket holders who managed to snag the second-place prize. As a recap, the winning numbers were 12 – 14 – 26 – 28 – 33 and a gold Mega Ball of 9.
Nationwide, players ranging from East to West Coast became millionaires with nine second-place winning tickets that matched all five white balls:
- New Jersey
Also, a winner from Florida not only snagged a Match 5 winner but also added on the $1 Megaplier option doubling the prize to $2 million.
Online option for lotto tickets
With the soaring numbers of both Mega Millions and Powerball, know that you have options on how you buy lottery tickets in Pennsylvania. The PA online lottery offers an online alternative instead of setting foot inside a physical lottery retailer.
Even if you aren’t located in the Keystone State, there are other states that offer online lottery tickets as well:
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- New York
Remember you must be 18 or older to purchase lottery tickets. Please play responsibly.