What are the winning Mega Millions numbers for March 8? The jackpot is now up to $157 million — match all five white balls and the gold Mega Ball and you will be the lottery’s newest multimillionaire.
Scroll down for the results from Tuesday night’s drawing.
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There hasn’t been a jackpot winner in two months and if no one wins tonight, the next drawing on Friday, March 11 will increase to almost $170 million. Although that’s not the biggest jackpot in the history of the popular lottery game, it’s a life-changing windfall.
Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing takes place at 11 p.m. ET.
The winning Mega Millions numbers for March 8 are 27, 37, 54, 66, 69 MB 5
Lottery players who want to watch the Mega Millions drawing live can download the free LotteryHUB app and watch the drawing live on their iPhone, iPad, or Android mobile device. The app also features live drawings for the Powerball lottery game.
Here’s a look at the top five Mega Millions jackpots since the very first time the numbers were drawn in September 1996.
$656 million — 3 winners in Kansas, Illinois, Maryland on March 30, 2012
$648 million — 2 winners in California, Georgia on December 17, 2013
$414 million — 2 winners in Florida, Maryland on March 18, 2014
$390 million — 2 winners in Georgia, New Jersey on March 8, 2007
$380 million — 2 winners in Idaho, Washington on January 4, 2011
Mega Millions tickets can be purchased in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Check this list to find a lottery retailer near you.