Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1.12 Billion: Winning Numbers and Payouts Revealed

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The Mega Millions jackpot has dropped to the fifth position on the list of the game's largest jackpots, and it currently stands at eighth place among the top U.S. lottery drawings of all time, as there were no tickets matching all six numbers on Friday night.

Get your tickets ready and find out if you could be the newest millionaire in the game.

Below are the numbers for the lottery drawing held on Tuesday, March 26, with a jackpot worth $1.13 billion and a cash option of $537.5 million.

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Mega Millions numbers 3/26/24

The winning numbers for Tuesday night's draw were 7, 11, 22, 29, 38, with the Mega Ball being 4. Additionally, the Megaplier was 2X.

Did anyone win the Mega Millions on 3/26/24?

A single ticket purchased in New Jersey matched all six numbers, clinching the Mega Millions jackpot.

Furthermore, twelve tickets hit all five numbers except for the Mega Ball, earning $1 million each. These tickets were bought in various states including Florida (2), Georgia (2), New York (2), California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.

Additionally, one ticket sold in New York matched all five numbers but missed the Mega Ball, and with the Megaplier, it won $2 million.

What is the minimum number of winning numbers in Mega Millions that you must match to secure a prize?

In Mega Millions, you just need to match one number to win a prize, specifically the Mega Ball, which is worth $2.

Mega Millions payout on matching 2 lottery numbers

Matching two numbers in Mega Millions doesn't result in a prize unless one of those numbers is the Mega Ball. If you match one of the five numbers along with the Mega Ball, your ticket is worth $4. For a detailed breakdown of prize payouts, please visit

Next Mega Millions drawing?

  • According to, the jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions drawing goes back to an estimated $20 million, with a cash option of $9.5 million.
  • Drawings occur twice weekly, around 10 p.m. CT every Tuesday and Friday. You can tune in to watch the drawings on YouTube.

How much is a Mega Millions ticket?

A single play in Mega Millions costs $2. Players have the option to add the Megaplier for an extra $1, which could boost their winnings excluding the jackpot.

Top 10 Mega Millions lottery jackpots

  1. $1.58 billion — Aug. 8, 2023; Florida.
  2. $1.537 billion — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina.
  3. $1.35 billion — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine.
  4. $1.337 billion — July 29, 2022; Illinois.
  5. $1.12 billion — March 26, 2024; TBD.
  6. $1.05 billion — Jan. 22, 2021; Michigan.
  7. $656 million — Mar. 30, 2012; Kansas, Illinois, Maryland.
  8. $648 million — Dec. 17, 2013; California, Georgia.
  9. $543 million — July 24, 2018; California.
  10. $536 million — July 8, 2016; Indiana.

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