Friday's Mega Millions jackpot increases to $127 million; One ticket matched the first five numbers

Texas Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 01:51 AM

Texas Mega Millions lottery News and Payout for Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 Drawing

No one hit all the Mega Millions game five white ball numbers plus the Mega Ball number for Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 (that includes you) and the $112 million grand prize will continue to grow larger. No worries. That just gives us all an opportunity to win an even larger Mega Millions lottery prize when the upcoming drawing happens on Friday, February 27th, 2015. By then the projected jackpot is expected to rise to $127 million. The lump-sum cash payout stands at an estimated $81.4 million up for grab. The numbers from Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 drawing were 15-23-26-45-66 with Mega Ball number 04 and Megaplier x3. Nobody won the Mega Millions grand prize in the past 146 draws since Friday, October 4th, 2013.A single lucky player from Maryland won the $189 million grand prize in Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 drawing.

Although the grand prize was not hit Tuesday evening, some people still walked away with large winnings. There was a sole lucky ticket correctly matched all five white ball numbers but missed Mega Ball number, which won the second prize. The one second prize winning ticket(s) bought in Illinois won a quarter million dollar cash each.

Also, 33 tickets matched four of the five lotto numbers, plus the Mega Ball number. Those tickets are each worth $10,000. Other prizes won Tuesday evening included 415 tickets that matched 4 lotto numbers and won $150. Other prizes won included 2138 tickets that matched 3 white numbers as well as the Mega Ball and won $150.

With nine different prize levels, there were a total of 3,424,562 winning tickets sold across U.S. in the Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 drawing.

Mega Millions is played in 43 states and Washington DC. It holds the record biggest jackpot of $656 million in North American lottery history. Roughly 50% of the Mega Millions sales goes back towards the players through prize winnings. Around 15% goes to retailer commissions and lottery operating costs. About 35% total sales is used in government services, education and charities in the member states. Mega Millions drawings occur 2 times a week every Tuesday and Friday at 7:59 p.m. Pacific Time. To play, pick 5 numbers from a set of 75 then select a Mega Ball number from 1 to 15. The minimum Mega Millions jackpot starts at $12,000,000. Its annuity option is paid in 26 equal yearly installments. Winners may choose one time lump sum cash payout option instead.

There were 127,927 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of Texas. Find below the TX Mega Millions payout highlights for the Tuesday, February 24th, 2015's drawing.

  • 1 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 + Megaball and won $5,000 each.
  • 33 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 and won $500 each.
  • 164 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Megaball and won $50 each.
  • 2039 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 and won $5 each.
  • 3397 ticket(s) matched 2 of 5 + Megaball and won $5 each.
  • 27056 ticket(s) matched 1 of 5 + Megaball and won $2 each.
  • 71189 ticket(s) matched Megaball Only and won $1 each.
  • 12 ticket(s) matched 4 of 5 with multiplier purchased and won $1,500 each.
  • 49 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 + Megaball with multiplier purchased and won $150 each.
  • 488 ticket(s) matched 3 of 5 with multiplier purchased and won $15 each.
  • 770 ticket(s) matched 2 of 5 + Megaball with multiplier purchased and won $15 each.
  • 6183 ticket(s) matched 1 of 5 + Megaball with multiplier purchased and won $6 each.
  • 16546 ticket(s) matched Megaball Only with multiplier purchased and won $3 each.



Tue Feb 24, 2015 MEGA Millions Payout of U.S.
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$112,000,0000
5 of 5$1,000,0001
Illinois-1
4 of 5 + Megaball$5,00033
4 of 5$500415
3 of 5 + Megaball$502,138
3 of 5$530,170
2 of 5 + Megaball$549,265
1 of 5 + Megaball$2401,668
Megaball Only$11,053,130


Tue Feb 24, 2015 MEGA Millions Payout of Texas
Numbers MatchedPrizes# Winners
5 of 5 + Megaball$00
5 of 5$1,000,0000
4 of 5 + Megaball$5,0001
4 of 5$50033
3 of 5 + Megaball$50164
3 of 5$52,039
2 of 5 + Megaball$53,397
1 of 5 + Megaball$227,056
Megaball Only$171,189


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