Mega Millions winning numbers for 01/05/24: $140 million jackpot

Mega Millions: On Tuesday, January 5th, 2024, at 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), you will have the opportunity to win $140 million, with a cash option of $68.8 million in the Mega Millions lottery.

Mega Millions winning number

Mega Millions winning numbers Jan 5th, 2024

  • The winning numbers are: 5 23 26 38 44
  • The Mega Ball is: 25
  • The Megaplier is: 3X

What is the price of a Mega Millions ticket?

Each Mega Millions ticket costs $2 per line. To participate, you need to pick six numbers from two separate pools: five distinct numbers ranging from 1 to 70 (drawn with white balls) and one number between 1 and 25 (the Golden Mega Ball).

Alternatively, you can opt for Easy Pick/Quick Pick, where the numbers are randomly generated. Matching all six numbers results in winning the jackpot, the amount of which is determined based on previous ticket sales and is announced before each draw.

Mega Millions offers a total of nine ways to win prizes, ranging from the jackpot to a refund of the ticket price. Additional game options like Power Play can be selected, increasing the ticket cost to $3.

In this option, you select a ball that, if successful, multiplies your prize by the number of times that ball appears, with a maximum multiplier of 10 times. Additionally, there are alternative game choices available at an extra cost.

When purchasing tickets online, the price is higher compared to buying them from a physical location. However, the online option offers the advantage of participating from anywhere in the world.

The Mega Millions results continue to captivate the nation, weaving tales of triumph and intrigue with every draw. Whether you are a casual observer, a fervent player, or someone contemplating joining the lottery frenzy, the allure of the Mega Millions lies in its ability to turn ordinary lives into extraordinary tales of fortune.

As the anticipation for the next drawing builds, the question on everyone’s mind remains: could you be the next Mega Millions millionaire?

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