Mega Millions Numbers for 10/19/18: Live Results for $1 Billion Jackpot Tonight

With no winning numbers in recent Mega Millions drawings, tonight's jackpot is projected at $1 billion (cash option $565 million), its highest total amount ever and the second-highest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. Tickets sales are expected to be brisk today as players want to win the big money.

Friday night's winning numbers: 15-23-53-65-70

Mega Ball: 7

Megaplier: 2

The record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million on March 30, 2012, was shared by winners in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland, while a $648 million jackpot was won in California and Georgia on December 17, 2013.

Mega Millions is also a multistate lottery and one of America's two biggest lottery jackpot games. Jackpots start at $40 million, and other prizes pay from $1 million to $2 million or more with a Megaplier.

The odds of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are one in 303 million.

The top Mega Millions jackpots to date:

Amount/Date/Winning Tickets

$656 million 3/30/2012 3-IL, KS, MD

$648 million12/17/2013 2-CA, GA

$543 million7/24/2018 1-CA

$536 million7/8/2016 1-IN

$533 million3/30/2018 1-NJ

$451 million1/5/2018 1-FL

$414 million3/18/2014 2-FL, MD

$393 million8/11/2017 1-IL

$390 million3/6/2007 2-GA, NJ

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