Last night’s MEGA MILLIONS numbers for the Friday, January 8, 2021, drawing jackpot are 03, 06, 16, 18, 58 and the Mega Ball is 11 with a Megaplier of X2.
No one matched all of last night’s MEGA MILLIONS numbers which means that the next jackpot for Tuesday, January 12, 2021, increased to $600 million ($308.2 million cash value).
Three tickets sold in California, Georgia, Massachusetts, and New Jersey matched the five white balls to win the game’s $1 million second prize. One ticket sold in New York was worth $2 million because the option Megaplier was added.
84 tickets matched four white balls plus the Mega Ball for the $10,000 third prize. Eleven of those tickets are actually worth $20,000 because the 2X Megaplier was added.
1,738 tickets matched four white balls to win the $500 prize. 89 of those tickets are actually worth $1,000 because the 2X Megaplier was purchased.
The odds of winning the MEGA MILLIONS jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.
MEGA MILLIONS jackpot prizes may be paid in 30 annual installments or a one-time, reduced lump-sum payment which jackpot winners may choose to receive instead of receiving their winnings in annual payments.
All MEGA MILLIONS prizes must be claimed in the state where the ticket was purchased. MEGA MILLIONS prizes must be claimed within 180 days after the winning drawing date.
The Florida Lottery offices, like many other state lottery offices, are closed to help protect employees and players during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.
To claim a prize of $600 or over, players can choose to mail in their winning ticket or wait until lottery offices reopen.
All claim deadlines have been extended by 90 days, giving players the option to hold on to winning tickets and wait to claim any prizes until Lottery offices reopen to the public.