The jackpot for tonight’s Mega Millions drawing has increased to an estimated $720 million with an estimated cash value of $369.6 million.
The increase comes after no ticket matched all six numbers in Tuesday’s drawing. The winning numbers were 19-22-31-37-54 with a Mega Ball of 18 and Megaplier of 4.
So far, there have been 26 consecutive drawings in the current run, with April 18 being the last time the Mega Millions jackpot was hit.
One Mississippi player matched all five numbers in Tuesday’s Mississippi Match 5 drawing, resulting in a win of $104,623.83.
The player purchased their winning ticket from Dandy Dan’s #526 on 2800 Lincoln Road in Hattiesburg. The numbers drawn were 7-13-23-27-33.
Now, the jackpot for the Saturday’s Mississippi Match 5 drawing is at an estimated $55,000.
In Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, four Mississippi players matched 4 out of 5 white balls plus the Powerball yielding wins of $50,000 each.
Three of the players spent the extra $1 for the Power Play option, resulting in their wins being doubled to $100,000 each due to the Power Play number being 2.
Here’s where the winning tickets were purchased:
- Midway Food Mart on Forts Lake Road in Moss Point
- Pine Springs on State Boulevard Ext in Meridian
- North Hill Texaco on North Hill Street in Meridian
- Sprint Mart on McCullough Boulevard in Belden
The players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes.