Mega Millions Numbers for 10/12/18: Live Results for $548 Million Jackpot Tonight

With no winning numbers in recent Mega Millions drawings, tonight's jackpot is projected at $548 million (cash option $265 million), one of the highest total amounts ever. Tickets sales are expected to be brisk today as players want to win the big money.

We will be providing a live update of tonight's drawing, so you can mark this page and return at 11 p.m. ET tonight for the Mega Millions 10/12/18 numbers, results. We'll fill in the blanks below and you can check your tickets to see if you have a winner.

Friday night's winning numbers: 4-24-46-61-70

Mega Ball: 7

Megaplier: 3x

The record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million on March 30, 2012, was shared by winners in Illinois, Kansas, and Maryland, and 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