Mega Millions Numbers For 01/28/22, the Friday jackpot was $421 million

The Mega Millions jackpot on 01/28/22 was $421 million, and only one ticket won the prize. Here are the winning numbers from Friday night’s draw.

  • Top five: 03-16-25-44-44-55
  • Mega ball: 13
  • Megafolder: 3x

The Friday night 1/28/22 Mega Millions jackpot was worth $421 million, with a cash value option worth $290.9 million. A ticket purchased in California is the winner. There were also four tickets purchased that hit all five white balls, minus the Mega Ball god, for the game’s second prize.

The winning numbers on Tuesday (1/25/22) for the $396 million jackpot were: 03-12-38-53-58 with a Mega Ball of 13. The Megaplier was 3x.

There was no grand prize winner on Tuesday, but there were two tickets sold that matched the first five white balls, and minus the gold Mega Ball, for the game’s second prize. One of those tickets, which was sold in Texas, is worth $1 million. The other ticket sold to Rhode Island is worth $3 million since they bought the Megaplier option for $1 more.

There were 26 tickets sold nationwide on Tuesday that matched four of the five white balls and the Mega Ball for the third prize of $10,000. Only four of them bought the Megaplier for $1 more, making their third prize wins worth $30,000 each.

Mega Millions ticket
A photo of a Texas Mega Millions ticket in July 2019.
Photo by Scott McDonald/Newsweek

Here are the six Mega Millions jackpots won in 2021:

10/22/2021 – $108 million (Arizona)
09/21/2021 – $432 million (New York)
2021-06-08 – $56 million (Illinois)
05/21/2021 – $516 million (Pennsylvania)
2/16/2021 – $96 million (New York)
01/22/2021 – $1.05 billion (Michigan)

The previous winning ticket was sold in Wisconsin on 9/15/20 for a jackpot worth $119 million. This was only the fifth and final Mega Millions jackpot won in the 2020 calendar year.

Here are the five Mega Millions jackpots won in 2020:

$119 million — Sept. 15 in Wisconsin
$22 million — July 31 in California
$124 million — July 24 in New Jersey
$410 million — June 9 in Arizona
$202 million — February 11 in New Jersey

The other winners – dating back to 2019 – were a $372 million ticket sold in Ohio and a $227 million ticket sold on 9/24/19 in the town of Cedar Park, Texas, a suburb north from Austin.

Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery every Tuesday and Friday night, and it’s one of the two biggest lottery jackpot games in the United States. Mega Millions jackpots start at $20 million, and other prizes pay $1-2 million or more with a Megaplier. Tickets cost $2 per line and the odds of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are 1 in 303 million. For more information on Mega Millions, or to check your past numbers, visit its website.

Powerball is the other multi-state lottery, and it also starts at $20 million. Its draws take place shortly after 11 p.m. ET on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights. Here is the Powerball website for more information or to check past winning numbers.

Here are the top 10 Mega Millions jackpots to date:

Amount/Date/Winning tickets

  1. $1.537 billion 2018-10-23 1-SC
  2. $1.05 billion 2021-01-22 1-MI
  3. $656 million 3/30/2012 1-IL, 1-KS, 1-MD
  4. $648 million 12/17/2013 1-CA, 1-GA
  5. $543 million 07/24/2018 1-CA
  6. $536 million 2016-07-08 1-IN
  7. $533 million 2018-03-30 1-NJ
  8. $522 million 06/07/2019 1-CA
  9. $516 million 5/21/21 1-PA
  10. $451 million 2018-01-05 1-FL

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