After a record year for big jackpots in 2022, US Mega Millions kept the party going by kicking 2023 off with a bang. A single ticket purchased in the state of Maine correctly guessed the winning numbers 30, 43, 45, 46, and 61, plus the Mega Ball 14, winning the entire US$1.348 billion jackpot ($723.5 million cash value) - the second biggest in Mega Millions history and the fourth-biggest in the world!
A life-changing trip to the convenience store resulted in two Mega Millions ticket holders winning the $502 million jackpot ($252 million cash value) in the 15 October 2022 draw! Although they have yet to come forward, it has been reported that both tickets were sold at 7-Eleven convenience stores in San Jose California, and Fort Meyers Florida.
Two lucky winners secured their place in lottery history on 29 July 2022 when an absolutely incredible Mega Millions jackpot was finally won by a single winning ticket sold in a Chicago suburb in Illinois, USA. The jackpot had been rolling over three and a half months, eventually climbing up to an unbelievable $1.337 billion, making it the third-highest Mega Millions jackpot of all time.
Can you imagine waking up to a $426 million ($292.9 million cash value) win? This enormous jackpot was matched by a single winning ticket sold in Woodland Hills, California in the 28 January 2022 draw! The winning numbers were 3, 16, 25, 44, 55 and the Mega Ball was 13.