ST LOUIS (LALATE) – The Mega Millions winning numbers for March 18, 2014 results tonight have reach $400 million. Did anyone get the Mega Millions winning number this evening, and if not, what will be happening this Friday? Lottery officials from California to New York, Florida to Texas, are telling Mega Millions fans that tonight’s draw results of 3/18/14 is one for the record books. But a draw doesn’t really count if it doesn’t produce a winner. For several weeks, we have been eclipsing previous records. But still no jackpot winner has been revealed. Could that change tonight? Your Mega Millions winning numbers for 3-18-14 are set to be announced just before 11 pm EST tonight.
The latest Mega Millions winning numbers for March 18 prompted an update today. The draw that once stood at $350M is now up to $400M. And the attractive cash value is even more lucrative. Officials tell news that the cash value is now at $230M.
So how big is tonight? Officials tell news that tonight is the third largest Mega Millions draw in U.S. history. Moreover another record could be broken as well. If only one winning ticket is sold this evening, it would be the highest single win in Mega Millions history as well. All wins at this level have resulted in multiple winning tickets.
Tonight’s draw is also the sixth highest draw ever of any lotto in U.S. history. And despite the popularity of Powerball, Mega Millions still has the top two biggest jackpots in U.S. history. Officials tell news that “the Mega Millions jackpot continues to roll and will be an estimated $400 million for Tuesday, March 18 ($223 million cash option).” They add “At that level, it would be the third highest jackpot in the game’s history, behind only the record $656 million prize on March 30, 2012, and the $648 million won last December 17.”
Officials are still encouraging people not to forget the Megaplier. “In the March 14 Mega Millions drawing, there were five Match 5 winning tickets – three of which included the optional Megaplier for an extra $1. With a 3x Megaplier drawn, tickets sold in Arkansas, Florida and Virginia are worth $3 million each. The remaining two Match 5 winners were both sold in Ohio and are worth $1 million each.”
Nevertheless tonight will be a record evening. “The estimated $400 million jackpot will be the sixth largest lotto jackpot ever offered in the United States”. UPDATE 11 PM: The winning numbers for tonight have just been released. They are 11, 19, 24, 33, 51, Mega: 7, Megaplier: 3.