Mega Millions winning numbers for Friday, February 23 lottery drawing. Jackpot hits $563M

With no grand prize winner from Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, the jackpot now is worth an estimated $563 million with a cash value of $265.4 million.

Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot for Saturday rose to an estimated $376 million with a cash value of $177.5 million after there was no grand prize winner from Wednesday's drawing.

Ready to try your luck with Mega Millions? Here's everything you need to know.

Mega Millions winning numbers 2/23/24

The winning numbers from Friday's drawing were 04-06-40-41-60  and the Mega Ball was 11. The Megaplier was 5X.

Did anyone win Mega Millions drawing on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024?

There was no grand prize winner, so the jackpot rose to $563 million with a cash value of $265.4 million.

In Delaware, a ticket won $50,000 by matching four white balls and the Mega Ball with Megaplier 5X.

What time is the next Mega Millions drawing?

The next drawing will be Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 11 p.m. ET.

Mega Millions drawings are held two times a week, every Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. ET.

How to play the Mega Millions

When purchasing a Mega Millions ticket, you have the opportunity to select six numbers. The first five will be chosen from a range of 1 to 70 for the white balls, and the last number will be chosen from 1 to 25 for the coveted golden Mega Ball. For those who may find it daunting to pick their own numbers, the option to select Easy Pick or Quick Pick is available, which will generate the numbers for your ticket at random.

How much are Mega Millions tickets?

The Powerball costs $2 per play.

In Pennsylvania, you can buy tickets online: www.pailottery.com/games/draw-games/.

Tickets can be bought online as well in New Jersey: njlotto.com.

What is the largest Mega Millions jackpot?

  1. $1.602 billion – Aug. 8, 2023 – FL

  2. $1.537 billion – Oct. 23, 2018 – SC

  3. $1.348 billion – Jan. 13, 2023 – ME

  4. $1.337 billion – July 29, 2022 – IL

  5. $1.05 billion – Jan. 22, 2021 – MI

  6. $656 million – March 30, 2012 – IL, KS, MD

  7. $648 million – Dec. 17, 2013 – CA, GA

  8. $563 million (estimated) – Feb. 27, 2024

  9. $543 million – July 24, 2018 - CA

  10. $536 million – July 8, 2026 – IN

This article originally appeared on Delaware News Journal: Did anyone win Mega Millions? Winning numbers for Friday, February 23