RELEASE DATE: 7/19/2022
There’s a summer surprise for Mega Millions® players, as strong sales have pushed the estimated jackpot for the July 19 drawing to a whopping $555 million ($316.9 million cash). If won at that level tonight, it would be the fifth largest prize in Mega Millions history!
The jackpot has been rolling since it was last won at $20 million in Tennessee on April 15. Three other Mega Millions jackpots have been won to date in 2022: $426 million in California on January 28, $128 million in New York on March 8, and $110 million in Minnesota on April 12. That was Minnesota’s very first Mega Millions jackpot win!
Since the jackpot was won on April 15, there have been more than 15.5 million winning tickets at all prize levels, including 25 worth $1 million or more. Those big prizes have been won in 13 states across the country: Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.
The top Mega Millions jackpots to date:
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