Arizona Lottery Results Mega Millions
Mega Millions winning numbers for this Friday's draw are to be revealed soon. The six lucky numbers of the winning ticket will be announced at exactly 11 p.m. EST this Friday, April 11, 2014. Hundreds of millions of players are tuning in tonight for the drawing of the Mega Millions winning numbers, now that the jackpot prize has reached the amount of US$20M! Today's $20 Mega Millions jackpot has a lump-sum cash value of $11 million.
With one ticket holder matching the winning Mega Millions numbers on April 4, 2014 and winning the $30 million jackpot, people across the nation are getting more excited to grab the jackpot prize of US$20 million in the multi-state Mega Millions. According to the Mega Millions official website, the winning ticket was purchased in California.
As Mega Millions continues to make jackpot winners and the jackpot continues to rise, sales for the tickets have also skyrocketed, with Arizona lottery officials anticipating as much as 5, 000 additional ticket sales today following Friday's draw.
"The vast majority of our sales happen the day of the drawing, " said Virginia Lottery Executive Director Paula Otto regarding the sales of Mega Millions tickets. The executive director also shared that ticket sales dramatically increase the nearer the date of the draw is since most Americans like to buy Mega Millions tickets at the last minute. She also explained that most people follow the draws and estimate the final jackpot first before purchasing the tickets.
M Live reported that as the $30 million jackpot has produced a winner in California for the Friday, April 4 Mega Millions draw, Tuesday's jackpot is now at US$20 million. Still, the $20 million jackpot with a cash option of $11 million is no laughing matter. $11 million can make one sit comfortably for the rest of his or her life.
Karen Bach, Director of Budget, Products, and Communication for Arizona Lottery said that although ticket sales have undeniably increased the odds of winning remains the same. Everyone's luck will be tested in today's draw, with only the lucky winning six numbers eligible to take home the jackpot prize of US$20 million. Tickets are sold in 42 states including the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands for only $1, so it won't be surprising if we will be having a winner or a group of winners after tonight's Mega Millions draw.
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