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No jackpot ticket sold last night. Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $493,000,000

Texas Mega Millions Payout and News
Updated: Saturday, February 17, 2024 12:53 AM

Texas Mega Millions News and Payout for Friday, February 16th, 2024 Drawing

The Mega Millions multi-state lottery jackpot rolled up to $493,000,000 (cash option $$231.1 million) Tuesday night when there were no top prize winners in the $457,000,000 drawing, lottery officials said. The winning numbers from Friday, February 16th, 2024 drawing were 19, 23, 39, 42, 67 with Mega Ball number 18 and Megaplier x4.

Even though the jackpot was not hit Friday evening, some people still walked away with huge prizes. A total of 16 lucky winners won the third prize. These included 16 tickets that matched four white ball numbers plus the Mega Ball and won $10,000.

Additional prizes won Friday evening included 417 tickets that matched 4 white numbers and won $500. There were 993 tickets that matched three white ball numbers as well as the Mega Ball and also won $200.

With 9 ways to win, there were a total of 1,593,726 winning tickets sold across U.S. in the Friday, February 16th, 2024 drawing.

Mega Millions can be played in 43 states and Washington DC. On average, 50% of the Mega Millions sales goes back for the players through prize winnings. Roughly 15% is used to as commission of retailers and lottery operating costs. About 35% total sales is used to support government services, education and charities in the participating states. To play, select 5 numbers from a set of 70 and select 1 Mega Ball number from a set of 25. Each play costs $1. In some states, players can choose to pay $1 extra to buy the Megaplier option, which multiplies the original winnings 2 to 5 times but not jackpot. The odds of winning any prizes are about 1 to 14. The odds of matching 6 Mega Millions numbers are about 1 in 302 million. The minimum Mega Millions advertised jackpot starts at $40,000,000. The annuity option is paid in 30 equal annual payments. Winners can select one time lump-sum cash payout instead.

There were 95,173 Mega Millions winning tickets sold in the state of Texas. Find below the TX Mega Millions prize payout highlights for the Friday, February 16th, 2024's drawing.

Texas MEGA Millions Payout 2024-02-20

MatchPrize Amount# of WinnersWhere
5 of 5 + MegaballJackpot0
5 of 5$1,000,000.000
4 of 5 + Megaball$10,000.004
4 of 5$500.0032
3 of 5 + Megaball$200.00105
3 of 5$10.002,544
2 of 5 + Megaball$10.002,492
1 of 5 + Megaball$4.0019,505
Megaball Only$2.0052,110

With Megaplier

MatchPrize Amount# of WinnersWhere
5 of 5$2,000,000.000
4 of 5 + Megaball$10,000.000
4 of 5$1,000.008
3 of 5 + Megaball$400.0039
3 of 5$20.00958
2 of 5 + Megaball$20.00942
1 of 5 + Megaball$8.007,313
Megaball Only$4.0019,771