Mega Millions results for 12/16/22; is there a winner of the $429 million jackpot?

By Vasantha

On Friday, Dec. 16, a player in Michigan was one number away from winning the $429 Mega Millions jackpot, but no winner emerged. With a cash option of $250.4 million, the drawing on Tuesday, Dec. 20 is worth $465 million.

The Mega Millions numbers for Dec. 16: 8-35-40-53-56 The Gold Mega Ball: 11 The Megaplier: 3

There is a $1 million prize up for grabs. California sold that ticket. A player's winnings would have increased to $3 million if the Megaplier option had been selected. There was one Michigan winning ticket that matched four white balls plus the Mega Ball. State's largest prize.

Tickets sold for at least $4 won 450,786 times. There were 18,563 winning tickets in Michigan. Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m., a set of five balls is drawn from 1 to 70; the Mega Ball is drawn from 1 to 25. Jackpot odds are 1 in 302 million.

The Mega Millions game is played in 44 states. $2 per ticket.

There is a cash option of $80.4 million for the next Powerball drawing on Dec. 17. On Saturday, Dec. 17, Lotto 47 will be drawn at 7:29 p.m. for $1.05 million. It's 7:08 p.m. today. There is an estimated $257,000 Fantasy 5 jackpot on Saturday. Drawing at 7:29 p.m. 7:08 p.m. deadline.

Michigan Lottery offers more information on instant tickets, raffles, and other lottery games on its official site. In March 2021, the Wolverine FLL lottery club claimed a $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot. Group members plan to give back with their winnings.

The players were lucky winners, but it's wise to check their tickets right away as a winner worth $1 million went unclaimed last year in Warren. School Aid Fund instead received the money.