Mega Millions Results for 03/08/2022--1 Lucky Winner Takes Home $126 Million Jackpot

Mega Millions Results for 03/08/2022--1 Lucky Winner Takes Home $126 Million Jackpot
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✍️ Written by
Frank Weber
🗓 Updated
May 19th 2023

Well, someone just got a lot richer.

One lucky New York lottery player won the $126 million Mega Millions jackpot for the drawing held yesterday, March 8th. That means the jackpot will be reset for Friday’s drawing, and will be worth $20 million.

The Mega Millions numbers for March 8th were:


The Gold Mega Ball was 24

The Megaplier was 3

While there was a jackpot winner, no one matched all five white balls–so no one took home the $1 million prize.

There were 222,223 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing. 8,328 of those tickets were in Michigan alone.

Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday, at 11 PM EST. Five balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1-70, and different cash prizes are given out depending on how many you match.

Match all five balls, and you take home $1 million. Match all five as well as the mega ball? And you have yourself a jackpot. It’s a lot easier said than done, though. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302 million.

If you’re in a state that allows it, you should definitely check out Jackpocket. It's an online app that lets you play Mega Millions and other state lottery games from the comfort of your own home! Click here to read more about Jackpot. Or, you can click here to see which sites like Jackpocket are available in your state!

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