The holidays generally generate lots of excitement. That excitement has spilled over to the Mega Millions jackpot too.
For the fourth consecutive year, the estimated jackpot is reaching big numbers. For Friday, Dec. 18, the Mega Millions estimated jackpot is $310 million. The lucky winner can select a cash option of $238 million instead.
Winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, Dec. 18
Twice a week, there are Mega Millions drawings on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. EST. Tonight’s winning numbers will be posted below.
Winning numbers: 7 – 15 – 25 – 51 – 60 Megaball: 5
Three big Match 5 winners for Dec. 15
While no one won the big jackpot, three tickets emerged from the last drawing with second-place prizes. As a reminder, the winning numbers for Dec. 15 were 1 – 10 – 18 – 20 – 46, with a Megaball of 15. The Megaplier was 2X.
These three tickets matched all five white balls to win $1 million and were sold in Georgia, New Jersey and North Carolina. Nationwide, there were a total of 28 tickets that matched four white balls plus the Mega Ball to win the third prize of $10,000. Out of the 28, three had the $1 Megaplier option tacked on to boost the winnings to $20,000.
Try buying lottery tickets online
Here in Pennsylvania, you can buy online lottery tickets through the PA online lottery. Besides just playing the lottery games, there are always fun promotions featuring specific games or even reload bonuses.
If you aren’t located in PA, here is a list of other states that allow online lottery sales as well:
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- New York
Please play responsibly.