NH Lottery Expects Mega Millions Jackpot to Jump to $440 Million for Tuesday’s Drawing

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NH Lottery Expects Mega Millions Jackpot to Jump to $440 Million for Tuesday’s Drawing

CONCORD —Without a winner in Friday’s (7/8) drawing, the New Hampshire Lottery anticipates $440 million will be on the line for tomorrow night’s (7/12) Mega Millions drawing. The New Hampshire Lottery expects the one-time cash payout to increase to $247.8 million. (Estimated jackpot amounts are determined before taxes are withheld.)

“When jackpots exceed the $400 million mark, we really start to feel the anticipation and the excitement building both with our players and our retailers,” said Charlie McIntyre, Executive Director, New Hampshire Lottery. “New Hampshire is due for another Mega Millions jackpot winner and everyone here at the New Hampshire Lottery has their fingers crossed that we will soon be meeting another big winner. Players, get your tickets so you can have a chance to win a life-changing jackpot of $440 million in tomorrow’s drawing!”

Mega Millions drawing results from Friday, July 8, were: 20-36-61-62-69 MB-20 with a Megaplier of 3.

The largest Mega Millions jackpot on record was $1.537 billion, which was won October 23, 2018. The anticipated $440 million Mega Millions jackpot has been growing since April 15, 2022, when a lucky player in Tennessee purchased a $20 million jackpot winning ticket.

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 PM. Tickets are on sale at more than 1,200 retailers statewide, and online at NH iLottery. For more information and to play, visit www.nhlottery.com.

About New Hampshire Lottery

Since 1964, the New Hampshire Lottery has contributed more than $2.3 billion and counting to education in New Hampshire. For the past 58 years, the New Hampshire Lottery has recorded more than $8 billion in lottery sales and other earnings, with over $5.4 billion paid in prizes and other cost of sales.

The New Hampshire Lottery Commission, located at 14 Integra Drive in Concord, currently manages all lottery operations in the state, including scratch games, New Hampshire Powerball®, New Hampshire Mega Millions®, Tri-State Megabucks℠, Tri-State Pick3®/Pick4® Daily Numbers games, Gimme 5, Fast Play games, Lucky For Life®, KENO 603℠, and iLottery. The New Hampshire Lottery also regulates charitable gaming, including Bingo, Lucky 7, and Games of Chance, along with simulcast racing, fantasy sports, and sports wagering.