LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Mega Millions winning numbers for August 22, 2014 results tonight have surged. Will there be a Mega Millions winner tonight, what will be the Mega Millions winning numbers for 8/22/14, and if there is no winner how big could the draw become next week? Officials tell news that tonight’s Mega Millions winning numbers carry a $180 million jackpot. It’s not a record payout. Buy it is one of the biggest payouts of the year. And the winning numbers will be announced to news just after 11 pm EST tonight.
Mega Millions’ possible winner tonight could become a very rich person. If someone selects the correct winning numbers tonight, they will have earned a $107 million cash value and a $180 million jackpot prize. There have been several million dollar winners in recent weeks. And other winners have not come forward.
In a news statement this week, officials tell news that “An estimated $180 million will be up for grabs in the Mega Millions drawing on Friday, August 22, after no ticket matched all six numbers in Tuesday night’s drawing. It is the game’s largest jackpot offered since February.”
Several people did become millionaires on Tuesday night. Officials indicate to news that “Two tickets in Tuesday’s drawing matched the first five numbers for a $1 million prize; they were sold in New Jersey and South Carolina.”
A win tonight would mark the eight jackpot win over the year. “There have been seven Mega Millions jackpots won this year: $61 million won in Tennessee on January 3, $414 million split between winners in Florida and Maryland on March 18, $20 million won in New York on March 25, $30 million won in California on April 4, $149 million won in Pennsylvania on May 20, $66 million won in Michigan on June 13, and $33 million won in Texas on June 27.” But who are missing winners? “Two of those jackpots remain unclaimed – the $149 million Pennsylvania winner and the $33 million Texas winner have yet to step forward.” For live results as they are announced at 11 pm EST tonight, click HERE.