Feeling lucky? The Mega Millions jackpot for January 22 is $39 million. Check the winning numbers below and see if you’ll be kicking off the weekend as an instant multimillionaire.
With no grand prize winner since January 8, the jackpot continues to rise. If no one matches tonight’s winning numbers, the top prize will be at almost $50 million for the next drawing on January 26.
Scroll down to see if you have tonight’s Mega Millions winning numbers.
— California Lottery (@calottery) January 22, 2016
The winning numbers for January 22 are: 21,25,40,46,56 MB 3
Download the free LotteryHUB app and watch the drawing live on your iPhone or Android device every Tuesday and Friday night at 11 p.m. ET.
In the last drawing on January 19, no one matched all six numbers (2-17-31-39-47 MB 9 but there were almost 1.1 million ticket holders who won a non-jackpot prize ranging from $1 (just the Megaball) to $1 million (five white balls).
Although the $39 million isn’t a record-breaking jackpot, it’s more than enough to make life comfortable if the windfall is invested wisely.
Of course, nothing beats that $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot that three ticket holders won on January 13, but there have been some substantial Mega Millions jackpots in the past. Philly.com reports that the biggest jackpot to date was the $656 million prize that three people won on March 30, 2012.
Other large jackpots include $648 million (2 winners, December 2013), $414 million (2 winners, March 2014), and $390 million (2 winners, March 2007).
Mega Millions cost $1 each and are sold in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.