Will anyone win the enormous Mega Millions jackpot on Jan. 31, 2014? Hopeful lottery winners are betting all six Mega Millions winning numbers will make them super rich Friday night. The lucky Mega Millions numbers are worth a massive $84 million, according to New Jersey Lottery officials on Jan. 29, and that’s 84 million reasons to buy a lottery ticket!
Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot of $84 million can be taken in 30 annual payments, or as a one time lump sum payment of $46 million in cold hard cash. Which option would you choose if you found out you were tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot winner?
BREAKING NEWS: The Mega Millions winning numbers for January 31, 2014 are 3, 9, 13, 47, 52, the Mega Ball number is 8, and the Megaplier is X 4.
Meanwhile, New Jersey Lottery Executive Director Carole Hedinger announced Wednesday, Jan. 29, that the last Mega Millions drawing produced two $5,000 lottery winners. The third-tier prizes were purchased in Hudson
County at Street Corner News, 30 Mall Dr. West, in Jersey City. The other winning ticket was sold in Ocean County at Lucky 7 Deli Market LLC, 1980 Route 37 West, in Manchester. The New Jersey Mega Millions winning numbers were 7, 16, 28, 53, 60, and the Mega Ball number was 2 for the Jan. 28 drawing. Hedinger commented,
“Congratulations to the lottery winners and to the retailers that sold those winning tickets. For selling the winning tickets, the retailers have become many more of the Lottery’s ‘lucky locations’ overnight.”
What Time is the Mega Millions Drawing?
The Friday, Jan. 31 Mega Millions drawing is scheduled for 11 p.m. EST. Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn Tuesday and Friday evenings at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets cost $1 each, or plop down another $1 for the Megaplier option which could multiply your prize winnings!
If no one wins matches all six Mega Millions winning numbers today, the next Mega Millions jackpot may reach $100 million by the time the next drawing rolls around on Tuesday, Feb. 4.
Recent Powerball Winning Numbers and Results
The Powerball winning numbers for Jan. 29, were 11, 23, 28, 32, 47, and the red Power Ball number was 20. There were no Powerball jackpot winners Wednesday night. Read the article Powerball winning numbers $171M Jan. 29: Powerball lottery winners hit it rich for more details. The next Powerball drawing is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1 for an estimated $194 million annuity, or $110.7 million cash value. Don’t miss it!
Source: MegaMillions.com; New Jersey Lottery; Powerball.com
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