Winning Mega Millions numbers for Friday, February 16, 2024

The Mega Millions winning numbers are in for the Friday, Feb. 16 drawing with a jackpot that reached an estimated $457 million ($216.8 million cash option).

Mega Millions winning numbers

The winning numbers for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing are: 19, 23, 39, 42, 67, Mega Ball 18. The Megaplier is 4X.

Did anyone win the Mega Millions jackpot?

No one won the Mega Millions jackpot Friday.

When is the next Mega Millions drawing?

The next Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday, Feb. 20. Drawings are held at 11 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday.

How late can you buy a Mega Millions ticket?

In Michigan, in-store and online ticket sales are available until 10:45 p.m. on the night of the draw.

Mega Millions costs $2 to play.

What's the Megaplier?

The Megaplier feature increases non-jackpot prizes by two, three, four or five times. It costs an extra $1 per play. The Megaplier is drawn on Tuesday and Friday before the Mega Millions drawing. The pool includes 15 balls. Five are marked with 2X, six with 3X, three with 4X and one with 5X.

What are the Mega Millions prizes?

  • Match 5 White Balls + Mega Ball: Jackpot

  • Match 5 White Balls: $1 million

  • Match 4 White Balls + Mega Ball: $10,000

  • Match 4 White Balls: $500

  • Match 3 White Balls + Mega Ball: $200

  • Match 3 White Balls: $10

  • Match 2 White Balls + Mega Ball: $10

  • Match 1 White Ball + Mega Ball: $4

  • Match Mega Ball: $2

What are the odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot?

The odds of matching the five white balls and Mega Ball to win the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.

How do I find the Mega Millions winning numbers?

You can watch Mega Millions drawing on YouTube. The winning numbers are also posted to the Mega Millions website and on the Michigan Lottery website.

What happens if you win the jackpot?

A jackpot winner has the option of taking an annuity or cash payment.

The annuity is paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments, according to the Mega Millions website. Each payment is 5% bigger than the previous one.

"This helps protect winners’ lifestyle and purchasing power in periods of inflation," according to the Mega Millions website.

The cash option is a one-time, lump-sum payment that is equal to all the cash in the Mega Millions jackpot prize pool.

If two or more people win the jackpot in the same drawing, the money is shared equally among all winning tickets.

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Mega Millions winning numbers for February 16, 2024: No jackpot winner