ST LOUIS (LALATE) – Mega Millions winning numbers for March 7, 2014 results tonight are set to be released in a couple hours. But officials tell news that tonight’s results for 3/7/14 could turn someone into one of the richest persons ever after a Mega Millions’ draw. Tonight’s results are set to be announced to news at 11 pm EST. But already, officials are reminding fans how big Friday’s stakes have become. If you correctly select the Mega Millions winning numbers for March 7, 2014 tonight, you could stand to win a two hundred seventy million dollar jackpot this evening along with a posisble cash option of one hundred fifty-one million dollars.
The latest results tonight are being qualified by officials. Mega Millions wants to remind fans, in advance of tonight’s winning numbers for 3-7-14, that there have been lots of new millionaire winners in recent weeks, despite the fact that there has not been a recent jackpot winner.
In a news statement, Mega Millions reminds fans “The jackpot has been rolling since January 3, when it was hit for $61 million by Bettina Tina Still and her son Jonathan, both of Nashville, Tenn.” But despite no jackpot winner, there have been countless other winners, Mega Millions reminds fans this week. “While the jackpot remains elusive, there have been more than 28.3 million individual winners at all levels since the last jackpot win on January 3.”
And the winners are not just millionaires. Some won four million dollars with their Mega Millions winning number. “Of those, 23 were Match 5 winners, including one $4 million prize due to the inclusion of the optional Megaplier.”
The current landscape of Mega Millions is the result of format changes back in October, detailed on LALATE at the time. Reps in a news statement indicate that “In total, the game has produced 90 Match 5 winners of $1 million or more since the game was relaunched last October (California winners are paid on a pari-mutual basis and their prizes may be more or less than $1 million depending on sales).”
But California has been winning big lately. “Mega Millions is on a roll, with an estimated jackpot of $270 million ($151 million cash option) for the next drawing on Friday, March 7.” Reps add however that “California hit a jackpot of another sorts on Tuesday, producing all three of the Match 5 winning tickets for the March 4 draw. The tickets matched the first five numbers … but missed the Mega Ball of 10.” For results at 11 pm tonight, click HERE.