Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $421 millions for Friday drawing, two tickets win millions

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No one won the Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night so the jackpot will climb to $421 million for Friday night's drawing, according to the Mega Millions website.

The cash option will be $290.9 million.

While no lottery player hit the $396 million grand prize, two tickets won million-dollar prizes by matching all five white balls. A ticket sold in Texas won $1 million, while a Rhode Islander had the Megaplier to win $3 million.

The winning numbers drawn on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 were: 3 - 12 - 38 - 53 - 58 and Megaball 13. The Megaplier was 3X.

The Mega Millions has not been hit since someone in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, won a $108 million jackpot back in October.

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While life-changing, Friday's jackpot is not in the Top 10 Mega Millions jackpots of all-time (see chart below).

The Mega Millions costs $2 per ticket and is drawn twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot is at $91 million with a cash option of $63.5 million for Wednesday's drawing, according to the Powerball website.

Top Mega Millions jackpots

  1. $1.537 billion, Oct. 23, 2018: Won in South Carolina

  2. $1.05 billion, Jan. 22, 2021: Won in Michigan

  3. $656 million, March 30, 2012: Three winners in Illinois, Kansas, Maryland

  4. $648 million, Dec. 17, 2013: Two winners in California, Georgia

  5. $543 million, July 24, 2018: Won in California

  6. $536 million, July 8, 20116: Won in Indiana

  7. $533 million: March 30, 2018: Won in New Jersey

  8. $522 million: June 7, 2019: Won in California

  9. $515 million: May 21, 2021: Won in Pennsylvania

  10. $451 million, Jan. 5, 2018: Won in Florida

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