There was one lucky winner from Indiana of $540 million winning Megamillions jackpot on the Friday, July 8, 2016 drawing. According to the lottery, this is the third time this year, the jackpot was won on the 8th day of the month. It is the third largest for the Mega Millions game, and the seventh largest American lottery jackpot in history.
A single ticket matched all 6 numbers on 8th July’s drawing. The winning lottery ticket, sold in Indiana, wins a prize estimated at $540 million ($381 million cash).
Mega Millions winning numbers for Friday, July 8, 2016 are 8, 19, 20, 55, 73.
The Mega Ball number is 05. The Megaplier number is 02.
|Mega Millions Numbers – Friday, July 8, 2016|
Also, 10 lucky players matched the first 5 numbers for a $1,000,000 prize: 1 from Colorado, 1 from Connecticut, 1 from Florida, 1 from Kansas, 1 from Louisiana, 1 from Maryland, 1 from Massachusetts, 1 from Missouri, 1 from New Jersey, and 1 from Oklahoma. Three included the optional Megaplier, so their tickets are worth $2 million each – sold in Colorado, Florida and Kansas.
The new Mega Millions Jackpot stands now at $15 million. The next drawing is on Tuesday 12th July 2016.