Mega Millions Results Update: February 28 Winning Lottery Numbers, Jackpot Climbs to $108M

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Have you been waiting patiently for Tuesday’s Mega Millions results? They’re finally in! The Mega Millions winning numbers for February 28, 2012 are 6, 15, 29, 39, 51, the Mega Ball number is 36, and the Megaplier number is X 3. Check your tickets carefully because you could be one of 689,235 Mega Millions lottery winners that won $250,000 or more!


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Bad News, Good News

As with most things in life, there is good news, and unfortunately bad news. The bad news is there were no $94,000,000 Mega Millions jackpot winners in Tuesday night’s drawing. The good news is the next jackpot on March 2, 2012 is a staggering $108,000,000 annuity paid out in 26 annual payments, or a one-time lump-sum payment of $79,900,000! Whichever amount you choose as the newest Mega Millions winner, you’ll have more than enough money to do anything your little heart desires!

Mega Millions Winners February 28, 2012

Although there were no jackpot winners last night, there were four (4) Match 5 + 0 winners for $250,000 each. The lottery winners matched five out of six Mega Millions winning numbers, but not the Mega Ball number for the second-tier prize. The Delaware Lottery and Tennessee Lottery sold one (1) winning ticket each, while the Pennsylvania Lottery sold two (2) winning lottery tickets. If any of these winners purchased Megaplier tickets, they’ll be thrilled to learn that the extra $1 investment paid off to the tune of $1,000,000!

There were also thirty-two (32) Match 4 + 1 winners for $10,000 each. Since the Megaplier number for Tuesday’s drawing was X 3, any lottery winners holding Megaplier tickets will see their $10,000 prize automatically multiplied to $30,000 instead! The total number of Mega Millions winning tickets sold for the February 28, 2012 drawing is 689,235. The number of lottery players will begin to climb quickly now that the jackpot is over $100,000,000.

When is the Next Mega Millions Drawing?

The next Mega Millions drawing is March 2, 2012 at 11:00pm ET. Friday’s estimated jackpot is $108,000,000 annuity, or $79,900,000 cash-value before taxes. Mega Millions winning numbers are drawn Tuesday and Friday evenings at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets are sold in 41 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The final Mega Millions results are usually available within a few hours of the drawing.

Please Play Responsibly

Remember, playing the lottery should be fun, but sometimes too much lottery fun can be addictive and could ruin lives. Please play responsibly, and don’t spend more than you’re willing to lose.

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