Mega Millions jackpot builds to $489,000,000; 1 second prize ticket sold

California Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Friday, May 24, 2024 10:12 PM

The Mega Millions lottery grand prize increased since nobody hit all six numbers from Friday night's $453,000,000 drawing. The next jackpot increased to $489,000,000 for Tuesday night's drawing. The cash value will be a projected $$226.4 million up for grab. The winning numbers drawn Friday night, May 24th, 2024 were 46-54-56-67-70 and the Mega Ball was 16, Megaplier was 3. There was no jackpot winning ticket sold in the past 17 draws since Friday, March 29th, 2024.A single lucky winner from NJ walked away with $0 million jackpot in Tuesday, March 26th, 2024 drawing.

Though there was no jackpot winner Friday evening, some people still walked away with large winnings. There was a sole ticket that correctly matched the first five lotto numbers and won the second prize. The 1 lucky ticket(s) sold in CA, each won $1,000,000 cash by matching all 5 white ball numbers.

Other prizes won Friday night included 10 tickets that matched four white ball numbers plus the Mega Ball and won $10,000. Other prizes won Friday night included 358 tickets that matched four white ball numbers and won $500. There were 876 tickets that matched 3 white ball numbers plus the Mega Ball and also won $200.

With nine ways to win, there were a total of 1,538,986 winning tickets sold across the nation in the Friday, May 24th, 2024 drawing.

Mega Millions can be played in 43 states and Washington DC. Around 50% of the Mega Millions sales goes back to the players in prize winnings. About 15% goes to retailer commissions and lottery operation expenses. Around 35% total sales is used in government services, education and charities in the member lottery states. Mega Millions drawings occur every Tuesday and Friday at 7:59 p.m. Pacific Time. The minimum Mega Millions advertised grand prize starts at 40 million dollar. The annuity option is paid in 30 equal yearly installments. Winners may choose one-time lump sum cash payout option instead.

Not like other Mega Millions states, all the 9 prize levels of California Mega Millions are pari-mutuel, as opposed to non-jackpot prize having a set value. This leads to different amounts of prize for equivalent winning tickets sold in the state of California when compared to those sold in other lotteries. One example is, the second Mega Millions prizes is a million dollar could pay the winner over $1000,000 due to the pari-mutuel payout system of California lottery. For the same reason, CA state lottery does not have Megaplier like other Mega Millions states.

There were 121,497 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of California. Find below the California Mega Millions payout highlights for the Friday night's drawing.

  • 1 ticket(s) matched 5 of 5 and won $242,155 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 5 of 5 in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $85,202 to $3,383,371, with an average of $969,442 payout.
  • 68 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $555 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 4 of 5 in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $300 to $796, with an average of $502 payout.
  • 190 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Megaball and won $226 each. In the past 1 year, tickets matched 3 of 5 + Megaball in CA Mega Millions drawing, won from $141 to $273, with an average of $205 payout.

To find if you are among the California Mega Millions top prize winners in Friday, May 24th, 2024's drawing, check below lucky stores where these tickets were sold.

  • Detailed Draw Results For California



Fri May 24, 2024 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$453,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0001
4 of 5 + Megaball$10,00010
4 of 5$500358
3 of 5 + Megaball$200876
3 of 5$1022,714
2 of 5 + Megaball$1020,044
1 of 5 + Megaball$4157,659
Megaball Only$2409,856


Fri May 24, 2024 MEGA Millions Payout of California
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$421,000,0000
5 of 5$242,1551
4 of 5 + Megaball$33,5490
4 of 5$55568
3 of 5 + Megaball$226190
3 of 5$114,573
2 of 5 + Megaball$114,019
1 of 5 + Megaball$431,578
Megaball Only$281,068


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