Winning Mega Millions numbers for April 16, 2024. Anyone win tonight's drawing jackpot?

The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated at $148 million, with a cash value of $66.1 million. Tuesday night's lottery drawing will take place at 10 p.m. CT, April 16, 2024. Will anyone win?
The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated at $148 million, with a cash value of $66.1 million. Tuesday night's lottery drawing will take place at 10 p.m. CT, April 16, 2024. Will anyone win?

The Mega Millions jackpot continued to climb after no one matched all six numbers from Friday night's drawing.

Grab your tickets and let's see if you're the game's newest millionaire.

Here are the numbers for the Tuesday, April 16, lottery drawing jackpot worth $148 million with a cash option of $66.1 million.

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Mega Millions numbers 4/16/24

Tuesday night's winning numbers were 21, 26, 36, 44, 59, and the Mega Ball was 2. The Megaplier was 2X.

Did anyone win Mega Millions last night, Tuesday, April 16th, 2024?

No one matched all six numbers to win the Mega Millions jackpot.

Zero tickets bought matched all five numbers except for the Mega Ball worth $1 million.

Mega Millions April 16 drawing delayed

Instead of the live drawing, viewers were told Tuesday night's drawing has been "temporarily halted" due to technical difficulties.

"Once the malfunction is corrected, the drawing will continue under the supervision of the auditor," Mega Millions noted.

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How many Mega Millions winning numbers do you need to match to win a prize?

You only need to match one number in Mega Millions to win a prize. However, that number must be the Mega Ball, worth $2.

What is the Mega Millions payout on matching 2 lottery numbers?

Matching two numbers won't win anything in Mega Millions unless one of the numbers is the Mega Ball. A ticket matching one of the five numbers and the Mega Ball is worth $4. Visit for a complete list of payout information.

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How much is the Mega Millions drawing jackpot?

The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday's drawing rose to an estimated $178 million with a cash option of $79.6 million, according to

When is the next Mega Millions drawing?

Drawings are held two times per week at approximately 10 p.m. CT every Tuesday and Friday. You can watch drawings via YouTube.

How much is a Mega Millions ticket?

A Mega Millions ticket costs $2 per play. For an additional $1, players can add the Megaplier to potentially increase their winnings outside of the jackpot.

How to play Mega Millions

Here's how to play Mega Millions:

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Powerball winning numbers: drawing jackpot lottery results

The Powerball continued to rise after nobody matched all six numbers from Monday night's drawing. The current Powerball jackpot is worth an estimated $46 million with a cash option of $21.5 million.

Mega Millions 2024 lottery jackpot winners

The first Mega Millions jackpot of 2024 was won on Tuesday.

Here is the list of 2024 Mega Millions jackpot wins, according to

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Top 10 Mega Millions lottery jackpots

Here are the all-time top 10 Mega Millions jackpots, according to

  1. $1.58 billion — Aug. 8, 2023; Florida.

  2. $1.537 billion — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina.

  3. $1.35 billion — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine.

  4. $1.337 billion — July 29, 2022; Illinois.

  5. $1.13 billion — March 26, 2024; New Jersey.

  6. $1.05 billion — Jan. 22, 2021; Michigan.

  7. $656 million — Mar. 30, 2012; Kansas, Illinois, Maryland.

  8. $648 million — Dec. 17, 2013; California, Georgia.

  9. $543 million — July 24, 2018; California.

  10. $536 million — July 8, 2016; Indiana.

Top 10 U.S. lottery jackpots

Here are the nation's all-time top 10 Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots, according to

  1. $2.04 billion, Powerball — Nov. 7, 2022; California.

  2. $1.765 billion, Powerball — Oct. 11, 2023; California.

  3. $1.586 billion, Powerball — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida, Tennessee.

  4. $1.58 billion, Mega Millions — Aug. 8, 2023; Florida.

  5. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina.

  6. $1.35 billion, Mega Millions — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine.

  7. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions — July 29, 2022; Illinois.

  8. $1.33 billion, Powerball — April 6, 2024; Oregon.

  9. $1.13 billion, Mega Millions — March 26, 2024; New Jersey.

  10. $1.08 billion, Powerball — July 19, 2023; California.

Chris Sims is a digital content producer for Midwest Connect Gannett. Follow him on Twitter: @ChrisFSims.

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