New Mega Millions $1.1 Billion Jackpot Winning Numbers

Des Moines, Iowa (AP) — Players, check your tickets. The latest Mega Millions jackpot numbers have been drawn and now reach an estimated $1.1 billion.

The numbers drawn late Tuesday night were 7, 13, 14, 15, 18 and the gold Megaball 9.

The grand prize became the third-largest in U.S. history after 24 consecutive draws without a winner.

Mega Millions usually takes a few hours before announcing the presence of a grand prize winner.

The game’s long odds of 1 in 302.6 million are designed to create massive jackpots that attract more players.

The $1.1 billion jackpot will be paid out over a 29-year annuity. Players who prefer to pay up front can now opt for an estimated $568.7 million in cash payments, more than a third of which he typically goes to federal and state taxes.

The Mega Millions Jackpot, which surpassed Tuesday’s estimated $1.1 billion opportunity, won $1.53 billion in South Carolina in 2018 and $1.33 billion in Illinois in July, according to Mega Millions. Just the one that won the million dollar.

Mega Millions is played in 45 states, as well as Washington DC and the US Virgin Islands.