A $23 million Mega Millions jackpot is up for grabs tonight! Will anyone match all six Mega Millions winning numbers on May 28, 2013 to win it? Players across the country are betting they have the winning jackpot ticket for Tuesday’s drawing. Are you? Mega Millions lottery officials announced Tuesday, May 28, that the one-time cash option is also worth an impressive $16 million.
As tonight’s Mega Millions winner, you’ll have a tough decision to make. Will you choose between the annuity option of $23 million paid out over 26 years, or the cash lump sum payment of $16 million? Sadly, both Mega Millions prize options are before taxes are deducted.
UPDATE: The Mega Millions winning numbers for May 28, 2013, are 4, 12, 25, 32, 54, the Mega Ball number is 36, and the Megaplier is X 4.
Another Florida Powerball Winner?
Florida Powerball lottery winners are on a roll with two jackpots in one week! According to Florida Lottery officials Tuesday, May 28,
“Just one week after a Florida ticket won the record-setting $590.5 million jackpot, the Florida Lottery announces that yet another lucky Florida Lottery player matched all five numbers and the Powerball for the Saturday, May 25 drawing.” Florida Lottery Secretary Cynthia O’Connell said, “We are thrilled with all the excitement surrounding Powerball in Florida, and what that means for our students and schools. This is Florida’s seventh Powerball jackpot winner since joining the game in 2009, including the record-setting $590.5 million jackpot. The winners of the two Powerball jackpots have not yet come forward to claim their prize.”
Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn Tuesday and Friday evenings at 11 p.m. EDT at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets are sold in 42 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The largest Mega Millions jackpot in lottery history was $656 million (cash option of $474 million). It was split by three Mega Millions lottery winners on March 30, 2012. See the article Illinois, Kansas, Maryland lottery winners share Mega Millions winning numbers for more details.
What Time is Tonight’s Mega Millions Drawing?
The next Mega Millions drawing is scheduled for May 28, 2013, at 11 p.m. EDT. Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn Tuesday and Friday evenings at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets are sold in 42 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Lastest Powerball Winning Numbers and Results
The most recent Powerball winning numbers from the May 25 drawing were 2, 6, 19, 21, 27, and the red Powerball number was 25. There were three jackpot winners for this drawing. See the article Powerball winning numbers: Florida, Delaware, Louisiana lottery winners hit $50M for more information. The next Powerball drawing is scheduled for May 29, 2013, at 10:59 p.m. EDT. Wednesday’s jackpot amount is $40 million annuity, or $24.9 million cash value.
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