It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For Tuesday, Dec. 22, Christmas week opens with the Mega Millions jackpot hitting $330 million, with a cash option of $252.8 million.
Around this time last year, on Dec. 17, a $375 million jackpot was won by someone out of Ohio.
Winning Mega Millions numbers for Tuesday, Dec. 22
Mega Millions drawings occur like clockwork on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. EST. Tonight’s winning numbers will be posted shortly after the drawing ends.
Winning numbers: 29 – 53 – 56 – 59 – 67 Megaball: 21
2020 Mega Millions jackpot winners
For the last drawing, which was on Dec. 18, there were no big jackpot winners. Nationwide, the closest anyone got to winning was 19 second-place prizes where four white balls plus the gold Mega Ball matched on a ticket.
Out of the 19 winners, five had opted for the $1 megaplier, boosting the prize to $30,000 from $10,000.
As the year nears an end, the Mega Millions jackpot has hit five times in 2020.
- June 9: $414 million in Arizona
- Sept. 15: $120 million in Wisconsin
- Feb. 11: $202 million in New Jersey
- July 24: $123 million in New Jersey
- July 31: $22 million in California
Buy lottery tickets online
Right here in Pennsylvania, you can purchase tickets for tonight’s drawing online. Through the PA online lottery, you can buy draw lottery tickets plus a whole host of other lottery games.
Besides PA, there are some other states that allow for online lottery tickets sales too:
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- New York
Will you win the big Mega Millions jackpot in time for Christmas? Please play responsibly.