Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 10/16/18: Did Anyone Win the $667 Million Jackpot Tuesday (Last) Night?

There was plenty of excitement ahead of Tuesday night's Mega Millions lottery drawing on 10/16/18, with the lottery's largest jackpot ever reaching $667 million (with a $380 million cash option). Ticket sales were brisk and so naturally, many ticket holders want to know: Did anyone win the Mega Millions jackpot last night?

With no overall winner in the Tuesday night drawing, the Mega Million Jackpot has now soared to an all-time record $868 million for the Friday, 10/19/18 drawing (with a cash payout option of $494 million). There were, however, nine tickets that matched the five white numbers in Tuesday's drawing for the $1 million prizes.

Tuesday night's winning numbers: 3-45-49-61-69

Mega Ball: 9

Megaplier: 5

Among the nine tickets for Tuesday's 10/16/18 drawing that had five winning numbers, one of them, sold in Texas, had the optional MegaPlier, making that ticket worth $5 million, Mega Millions lottery officials said. The other eight $1 million tickets were sold in Pennsylvania (two), California, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey and New York.

Mega Millions is one of two big multi-state lottery games in America – the other is Powerball. Mega Millions tickets are $2, and to win the jackpot it takes matching all five white numbers and matching the Mega Ball. Players who match the five white numbers win $1 million. Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday night at 11 p.m. ET. Tickets are on sale until 10:45 p.m. ET in most states.

Officials also said that 100 tickets matched four of the white numbers plus the Mega Ball, making them $10,000 winners (12 are $50,000 winners because they also played the Megaplier.

To play Friday night's upcoming drawing on 10/19/18 for the record $868 Mega Millions lottery, you can purchase the $2 tickets until 10:45 p.m. ET in most states. The drawing will be held at 11 p.m. ET that night. Mega Millions has been rolling, and increasing in value, since July 24 when a California pool of office workers split a $543 million jackpot win.

Here is the biggest Mega Millions jackpot to date:

Amount/Date/Winning Tickets

  • $868 million 10/19/18 drawing ????
  • $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