There was no winner at the Mega Millions draw on Friday, which means the next Jackpot on New Year's Day will be $ 415 million.
Friday's payoff for the $ 370 million Mega Millions jackpot was 9, 10, 25, 37, 38 and the MegaBall is 21. There was a one-off cash option of $ 223 million before taxes.
The jackpot on Friday is the biggest draw one day at the end of the year.
There has been no winner since the $ 1.5 million jackpot in October. The identity of this winner is still a mystery. If you have the ticket, you have to move forward until April and claim the prize.
Mega Millions winning numbers
- 9, 1
- MegaBall: 21
- Megaplier 2X
The odds of winning a jackpot at 1 inch remain at 302.5 million for Mega Millions and 1 of 292.2 million for Powerball.
Who buys Lotto tickets?
About two-thirds of Americans play. Gallup said they spent $ 72.97 billion on traditional lottery tickets last year.
That's an average of $ 206.69 per person. "Our obsession with lotteries and gambling is the unicorn feeling, like 'maybe I am,'" CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger said, pointing out that some people do not necessarily have to play to win.
"You just want to take a moment to think about how you can dream big," said Schlesinger.
The average American spends about $ 223 per dollar on lotto tickets, according to a survey by LENDedu are most fond of the odds of spending nearly $ 763 a year on lottery tickets, and North Dakotans are at the other end of the spectrum, spending around $ 44 a year on the lottery, the lowest average among residents 50 states.