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Winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, March 29, after a $1.13 billion jackpot

Will Mega Millions Make You a Mega Millionaire?

After an epic run, the Mega Millions skyrocketed to $1.13 billion on Tuesday, March 26, and a ticket from Neptune, New Jersey reached the winning numbers. The jackpot resets to a cool $20 million on Friday, March 29. Check back at 11pm for Friday’s numbers.

In addition to the $1.13 billion jackpot, there were more than a dozen other big winners. Two of them were in Florida.

A New York ticket won $2 million by matching 5 plus the Megaplier. And 13 tickets matched 5 for prizes of $1 million. Two million dollars worth of tickets were purchased in Florida, two in Georgia and two more in New York. The other states with single match 5 winners were: California, Colorado, Illinios, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

In Florida, some lucky people recently became millionaires with second-string wins from Mega Millions and Powerball.

Although the March 22 Mega Millions drawing was a rollover, one Florida ticket purchased at a Publix won by a wide margin.

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A winner at the secondary level (i.e. five matching numbers) earned $1 million. That Quick Pick ticket was purchased at Publix, 4141 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton.

There were no jackpot winners in the Saturday, March 23, $750 million Powerball drawing, but there were several big winners, including one ticket purchased in Florida. Five tickets matched 5 numbers for $1 million. The remaining tickets came from California, Indiana, Texas and Washington.

Then, on Monday, March 25, the Powerball drawing for $800 million, which resulted in another rollover (for $865 million for Wednesday, March 27), there were two big winners, including a ticket purchased in Florida. That ticket and another from New York matched 5 for a $1 million prize.

Mega Millions tickets start at $2 each. Below are some frequently asked questions about the game and lottery odds. Good luck!

Mega Millions winning numbers for Tuesday March 26, 2024: 7-11-22-29-38 and Mega Ball was 4

Tuesday numbers were 7-11-22-29-38 and the Mega Ball was 4. Megaplier was 2x.

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When is the next Mega Millions Lottery Drawing?

The next Mega Millions Lottery drawing will take place at 11:00 PM EST on Friday, March 29, 2024, Good Friday, the Friday before Easter Sunday 2024.

Mega Millions numbers for 3/29/24

Mega Millions drawings are on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11pm EST. Check back for Friday, March 29 and Mega Millions winning numbers.

How long do you have to redeem a winning Florida Lottery ticket?

Florida Lottery prizes must be claimed within 180 days (six months) from the date of the drawing. To claim a one-time payment cash option, a winner has within the first 60 days of the applicable drawing date to claim it.

What are the chances of winning Mega Millions?

The chance of winning is quite low. According to the Mega Millions site, players have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance of matching all five white balls plus the gold Mega Ball. Prizes range from $2 (for matching the Mega Ball) to the grand prize jackpot, which varies.

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Does the Florida Lottery announce lottery winners? Can you remain anonymous if you win the lottery in Florida?

According to the Florida Lottery website, winners cannot remain anonymous: “Florida law requires the Florida Lottery to provide information such as the winner’s name, place of residence, game won, date won, and amount won a third party requesting the information.”

However, the site notes that “the names of lottery winners claiming prizes of $250,000 or more will be temporarily exempt from disclosure for 90 days from the date the prize is claimed unless the winner otherwise relinquishes the prize.”

Lottery experts and lawyers have said there are ways to remain anonymous if you win.

Sangalang is a lead digital producer for USA TODAY Network-Florida. Follow her further Tweet or Instagram at @byjensangalang. Support local journalism. Consider subscribing to a Florida newspaper.

This article originally appeared on Florida Today: Will anyone win the Mega Millions lottery drawing on Friday, March 29, 2024?

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