Feeling lucky? Friday’s Mega Millions worth half-a-billion

One-time cash payout expected to jump to $343.9 million.

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CONCORD, NH – New Hampshire Lottery players have the chance to win more than half-a-billion-dollars in Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot. The New Hampshire Lottery is projecting the Mega Millions jackpot will reach $530 million with a one-time cash payout of $343.9 million. The $530 million jackpot would be the seventh-largest Mega Millions jackpot on record. (Estimated jackpot amounts are determined before taxes are withheld.)

“With this jackpot surpassing the half-a-billion-dollar mark, we have seen the pace of sales increase significantly at our retailers across the state and through iLottery,” said Charlie McIntyre, executive director, New Hampshire Lottery. “The anticipation and excitement is building and we invite everyone to get in on the Mega Millions action. We’re hoping Friday’s drawing brings us New Hampshire’s first Mega Millions jackpot winner!”

The Mega Millions drawing results from Tuesday, June 4, were: 25-37-46-48-68 MB-25 with a Megaplier of 2.

This current Mega Millions jackpot has been growing since March 12, when a $50 million winning ticket was sold in Missouri. The largest Mega Millions jackpot in history was a $1.537 billion jackpot in October 2018—the second-largest overall lottery jackpot on record.

The Top 10 Mega Millions jackpots in history are:

  1. $1.537 billion – October 2018
  2. $656 million – March 2012
  3. $648 million – December 2013
  4. $543 million – July 2018
  5. $536 million – July 2016
  6. $533 million – March 2018
  7. $530 million – June 2019 (anticipated)
  8. $451 million – January 2018
  9. $437 million – January 2019
  10. $414 million – March 2014

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 PM and tickets are on sale until 9:50 PM Friday.

Tickets are on sale at more than 1,400 retailers statewide, as well as through iLottery. For more information and to play, visit www.nhlottery.com.

About New Hampshire Lottery
Since 1964, the New Hampshire Lottery has had a significant financial impact on the state. For the past 55 years, the New Hampshire Lottery has recorded more than $6.7 billion in lottery sales and other earnings, with over $4.5 billion paid in prizes and other costs of sales. Net proceeds to education total over $2 billion to date.

The New Hampshire Lottery Commission, located at 14 Integra Drive in Concord, currently manages all lottery operations in the state, including instant games, New Hampshire Powerball®, New Hampshire Mega Millions®, Tri-State Megabucks℠, Tri-State Pick3®/Pick4® Daily Numbers games, Gimme 5, Fast Play games, Lucky For Life®, KENO 603℠ and iLottery.

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