Mega Millions Jackpot Tops $400 Million For October 7; PA’s First Millionaire Finalists Announced

Written By Staff on October 7, 2022 - Last Updated on October 8, 2022
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For the third time this year, the Mega Millions jackpot has surpassed $400 million. Friday night’s drawing on Oct. 7 offers a grand prize estimated at $410 million. Jackpot winners always have the option of taking the cash value of the prize in a single payment, instead of the annuity prize that is paid out over 29 years. The lump sum cash value of tonight’s jackpot is $208.2 million, before withholding.

A couple of lucky players in the previous drawing hit prizes of $1 million each. Players in Louisiana and New Jersey both matched the first five white balls, but not the yellow Mega Ball. With the $1 Megaplier ticket option, those players would have doubled their prizes in Tuesday’s drawing.

Check the Mega Millions winning numbers below, after the drawing at 11:00 p.m. ET.

Winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, October 7, 2022

Winning numbers: 6 – 11 – 29 – 36 – 55

Mega Ball: 21

Megaplier: 2x

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PA Lottery announces First Millionaire finalists

The PA Lottery announced the winners of the First Millionaire of the Year Second-Chance Drawing. There will be another drawing to select the finalist, who will get a VIP trip to New York during New Years Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest, and a chance to win $1 million while there.

Winners of the contest were notified by email, via the account used to sign up for the PA iLottery. To see the list of winners, visit the PA Lottery website.

To enter the PA Lottery’s Second-Chance Drawings for a shot at cash and other great prizes, head to the VIP Players Club using the PA Lottery mobile app or website. Currently, another Second-Chance Drawing is open for entries, and offers top prizes of $50,000.

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