Lottery’s Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $790 Million, Third Largest Jackpot for Tuesday Night’s Drawing
The Mega Millions® jackpot stands at $790 million for tomorrow night’s drawing at 10 p.m.
If the jackpot is hit, it would be the third largest jackpot win in Mega Millions history. The two larger jackpots were $1.05 billion in January of 2021 and $1.537 billion in October of 2018. The last Mega Millions jackpot hit was for $20 million on April 15.
With more than 1,900 lottery retailers across the Arkansas, it’s convenient for players to pick up a ticket at a local store or on the Jackpocket app.
There were 5,305 tickets sold in Arkansas for Friday’s drawing that won lower tier prizes totaling $114,466. Seventeen of those tickets were winners of $600. Those winners played in Newport, Bentonville, Pine Bluff, Osceola, Mabelvale, Little Rock, Jacksonville, North Little Rock, Van Buren, Rogers, Fayetteville and Cabot.
Mega Millions tickets are $2 each with the option to purchase the Megaplier® for an additional dollar, which will multiply any non-jackpot prizes won. Players can select their five numbers and the Megaball®, or they can buy a Quick Pick for randomly generated numbers.
Every Mega Millions ticket purchased in Arkansas is a win for the state since more money from draw tickets go towards scholarship proceeds.
About the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery
More than 92 cents of every dollar of ASL revenue goes to prizes, scholarships, retailer commissions and other expenses in Arkansas. Since 2009, the lottery has raised more than $1.1 billion in proceeds for scholarships. More than 675,000 college scholarships have been awarded to Arkansans. The lottery has awarded more than $4 billion in prizes to players, about $352 million in retailer commissions and provided more than $155 million in state and federal tax revenue.
Follow the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Visit MyArkansasLottery.com for more information on scholarships, winners, games, odds, promotions – and to join The Club for free. To hear winning numbers, call the Winning Numbers Hotline at 501-682-IWON (4966). To get help with problem gambling, contact the National Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-522-4700.