MEGA MILLIONS® Jackpot Grows to $660 Million Ahead of Friday Drawing
By Space Coast Daily // July 22, 2022
jackpot has been rolling since April 19, 2022
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – The MEGA MILLIONS® jackpot has been rolling since the April 19, 2022 drawing, and Thursday increased to an estimated $660 million jackpot for tonight’s July 22 drawing.
Florida players have the chance to become the state’s third MEGA MILLIONS jackpot winner by purchasing a $2 ticket at any of the more than 13,000 Lottery retailers across the state.
Jackpot prize winners have the option to receive their winnings in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $388 million. Jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days of the winning jackpot draw to receive the cash option. Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize
This series of MEGA MILLIONS jackpot rollovers has generated more than $30.6 million for education in Florida.
MEGA MILLIONS jackpots start at $20 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-70) and the Mega Ball number (1-25). The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately one-in-24.
In addition to the jackpot prize, players can win lower-tier prizes ranging from $2 to $5 million by matching any of the non-jackpot-winning combinations. In this series of rollovers, there have been more than 1.1 million Florida MEGA MILLIONS winners, winning more than $14.5 million in prizes.