Mega Millions Climbs to 11th-Largest Jackpot

Monday June 8th 2020

The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an awesome $410 million ($308.2 million cash option) for the next draw on Tuesday, June 9 - the game's 11th highest-ever top prize.

This is only the eighth time the jackpot has broken past $400 million in the last six years, and the first time it's happened in over a year, after no ticket matched all six numbers drawn on Friday, June 5 - white balls 32, 35, 37, 47 and 55, and the gold Mega Ball 22.

There were three big winners on Friday as players in Connecticut, Florida, and New Jersey hit the $1 million Match 5 second prize by matching all five white ball numbers.

21 players enjoyed the $10,000 third prize by matching four of the white balls and the Mega Ball. In fact, six of those tickets are actually worth $30,000 each after the players added the Megaplier option to their ticket for an extra $1. The Megaplier number drawn on Friday was 3X, tripling non-jackpot prizes for those who added it.

The Mega Millions jackpot has been hit just once so far in 2020 - it's been growing since it was last won on February 11, when a ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers to score $202 million.

Since then, 16.5 million winners have taken home non-jackpot prizes, including 33 worth $1 million or above. Are you one of the lucky winners? Head over to the Mega Millions number checker and find out.

Coronavirus lottery updates

Claim centers in the states below are now open to process in-person prize claims. All locations have social distancing measures in place and some require an appointment. For more information, see the coronavirus lottery updates page.

  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri (Jefferson City and Springfield)
  • North Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia

Mississippi is the latest lottery to open its doors to the public again - the claims center in Flowood will reopen at 9am on Monday, June 8. Its hours are 9am to 4pm Monday through Friday, and the address is:

Mississippi Lottery Headquarters
1080 River Oaks Drive
Building B-100
Flowood, MS 39232

Visitors will need to sign in and give their cell phone number to lottery staff when they arrive. Only one winner will be allowed into the building at once, and must wear a mask or facial covering inside. Other claimants will need to wait in their vehicles until they're called.

To claim, winners will require their signed ticket, and for prizes of $600 or above, a claim form and ID with photo, name, signature, age, and Social Security Number.

Play Mega Millions and Powerball online

Play online and get your chance to win the amazing $410 million Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday, June 9 without even leaving home.

You can also take part in the next Powerball draw for a $22 million top prize on Wednesday, June 10.

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