Jackpot rolls to an estimated $157 million for Friday’s drawing
Here are a million reasons to smile, Mega Millions players! If you bought a ticket in Rising Sun for the Tuesday, May 24 drawing, you may be Maryland’s newest millionaire. One player in Maryland matched five of the winning numbers in the drawing to capture the $1 million second-tier prize.
No one won the Mega Millions jackpot, which rolled to an estimated $157 million for the Friday, May 27 drawing with an estimated cash value of $92.5 million.
Maryland’s $1 million winning Mega Millions ticket sold at Star Gas Mart located at 207 West Main Street in Cecil County carries the numbers 3, 5, 6, 63 and 68. The Mega Ball number was 25 and the optional Megaplier number was x3. In all, Maryland had 12,496 winners of prizes ranging from $2 to $1 million.
Lottery officials encourage all winners to sign the back of their tickets immediately and put them in a safe location. Winners get 182 days from the date of the drawing to claim prizes.
This is Maryland’s third $1 million winning Mega Millions ticket sold in 2022. The state had three $1 million winning tickets in 2021, two in 2020, two in 2019, three in 2018 and one in 2017. The retailer can also celebrate! The business will receive a $2,500 bonus from the Lottery for selling a $1 million winning ticket.
Mega Millions tickets are sold in 47 states and jurisdictions. Odds of winning a $1 million prize are 1 in 12 million with overall odds of winning 1 in 24. Watch Mega Millions drawings at 11:22 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays on WBAL TV. Winning numbers are also available at mdlottery.com and on your smartphone by downloading the free MD Lottery app.