Mega Millions Results 10/9/18: With No Winner, 10/12/18 Drawing Now $548 Million

With no overall winner in the Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday night, 10/9/18, the jackpot now increases to $548 million on Friday, 10/12/18 (the cash option payout is $309 million).

Friday night's Mega Millions drawing will be the third-largest in the history of the game.

The Mega Millions winning numbers Tuesday night 10/9/18 were the following:

Winning numbers: 20-22-39-54-60
Mega Ball: 18
Megaplier: 3

There were four $1 million winners Tuesday, according to Mega Millions, matching five numbers (5+0). None of the $1 million winners played the Megaplier. There were 37 $10,000 winners, and five played the Megaplier to receive $30,000.

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

The deadline to buy tickets for the upcoming Friday night Mega Millions drawing is 10:45 p.m. ET that night. The drawing is held 10 minutes later, at 11 p.m. ET.

Here are 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