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Mega Millions jackpot winner to take $84 million
August 31, 2016 23:43
The drawing that took place on August 26th saw no winners, so the Mega Millions jackpot winning total has climbed all the way to $84 million, from the previous $76 million. This time, a single game winner from Tuesday’s game has the chance to walk away with a $58 million cash option.

Here are the winning numbers for the August 30th drawing: 10, 11, 31, 41, 44. Gold Mega Ball number: 14. Megaplier: 2.

Though nobody claimed the Mega Millions grand jackpot, three winning players now have the pleasure of collecting $1 million each by matching all five white numbers correctly.

The three $1 million winners are from Michigan, Maryland, and California. As a matter of fact, one of them managed to successfully match the Megaplier, which effectively increases their winnings to $2 million. Apart from that, 452,834 people managed to win at least $2, so congratulations to the winners!


If you are interested in playing the game, the Mega Millions drawings are held at 11pm every Tuesday and Friday. You can tune in to watch jackpot drawings on the Mega Millions official stream. Each time, five white ball numbers are drawn, ranging from 1 to 75. The Mega Ball number can range from 1 to 15. After crunching the numbers, each player has exactly 1 in 259 million odds to claim the jackpot winning.

If you live in the US, you can play Mega Millions in 44 different states across the country, including the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. Each ticket costs $2.

In other news, as there were no jackpot winning players in last Saturday’s drawing, the August 31st Powerball jackpot is now at a whopping $154 million, with a cash option of $107 million. Are we going to see a new winner emerging? Tune in to find out!
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