Mega Millions: Winning Numbers For March 30 Drawing
The jackpot is estimated at $521 million – the fourth highest in the history of the multi-state game. Check your numbers.
By Jeff Stacklin , Patch Staff
Mar 30, 2018 1:36 p m ET | Updated Mar 30, 2018 11:05 p m ET
The Mega Millions jackpot just keeps getting bigger. The jackpot for the Friday evening drawing has climbed to $521 million.
The winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, March 30, are: 11, 28, 31, 46, 59 and the gold Mega Ball is 1. The Megaplier is 3.
The current jackpot is the fourth highest in the game’s history. The highest jackpot for Mega Millions was $656 million – won six years ago Friday on March 30, 2012. Since then, jackpots of $648 million and $536 million were won in 2013 and 2016, respectively.
Jackpot winners have a choice of taking the prize as an annuity over 29 years or as one-time lump sum. The lump sum value of the drawing for Friday is $317.2 million.
A single play costs $2. Players pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers – five different numbers from 1 to 70 and one number from 1 to 25. Players can also use an easy pick feature, where a computer picks random numbers for them. To win the jackpot, a player much match all six numbers.
The odds of picking the correct numbers on five white balls and one yellow ball are one in 259 million.
No matter how many people play Mega Millions, the chances of winning never change. The chances of winning are based on the amount of number combinations, not the number of players buying tickets, say lottery officials. The Mega Millions game is played by selecting five numbers out of 75 choices (the numbers from 1 to 75), and by selecting one extra number from 1 to 15 (that’s the Mega Ball).
Mega Millions is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Drawings take place at 11 p.m. each Tuesday and Friday.
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Mega Millions Numbers for 03-30-2018
This page has the latest Mega Millions winning numbers for this draw, plus detailed prize payout information.
There are three ways to see more Mega Millions winning numbers:
- Are you a winner? Enter your numbers in the Mega Millions Number Checker to see if you’ve won in the past 365 days
- View the latest Mega Millions winning numbers.
- Did you win in an older drawing? You can view past Mega Millions numbers and prize payouts for all drawings since 1992.
These are the prize payouts for all states that play MegaMillions combined, along with the prize values for each prize tier, with and without the Megaplier. Scroll to the bottom for links to particular state payout tables
|Category||Prize Per Winner||Winners||Prize Fund|
|Match 5 plus Mega Ball||$521,000,000.00||1||$521,000,000.00|
|Match 4 plus Mega Ball||$10,000.00||52||$520,000.00|
|Match 3 plus Mega Ball||$200.00||4,176||$835,200.00|
|Match 2 plus Mega Ball||$10.00||85,574||$855,740.00|
|Match 1 plus Mega Ball||$4.00||655,718||$2,622,872.00|
|Match 0 plus Mega Ball||$2.00||1,581,982||$3,163,964.00|
|Match 5 (with Megaplier)||$3,000,000.00||0||$0.00|
|Match 4 plus Mega Ball (with Megaplier)||$30,000.00||7||$210,000.00|
|Match 4 (with Megaplier)||$1,500.00||226||$339,000.00|
|Match 3 plus Mega Ball (with Megaplier)||$600.00||598||$358,800.00|
|Match 3 (with Megaplier)||$30.00||13,977||$419,310.00|
|Match 2 plus Mega Ball (with Megaplier)||$30.00||12,099||$362,970.00|
|Match 1 plus Mega Ball (with Megaplier)||$12.00||91,084||$1,093,008.00|
|Match 0 plus Mega Ball (with Megaplier)||$6.00||218,152||$1,308,912.00|
The single winning jackpot ticket matching 5 main numbers and the Mega Ball was purchased in New Jersey.View the winners and prize payout information for the Mega Millions draw on Friday March 30th 2018 ]]>