Mega Millions Jackpot Has Increased To $830 Million

July 26, 2022

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Due to increasing sales across the nation, the Mega Millions jackpot has been increased again to an $830 million annuity, the third largest in Mega Millions history. The estimated cash value is $487.9 million.

Over one million New Jersey players have already won prizes during this jackpot roll, including one ticket worth $1,000,000 and another worth $3,000,000. Another 27 New Jersey players have won prizes of $10,000 or more by matching four of the five white balls and the Mega Ball drawn.

Our website features important information for players, including Mega Millions odds & prizes and tips and guidelines for group or lottery pool play. If a player believes they have a winning ticket, we recommend signing the back of the ticket and taking a picture of both sides for security before checking the ticket with our app, website, or any New Jersey Lottery retailer. A winner of a large prize may wish to seek financial and legal consultation.

The Lottery promotes responsible play through its cooperation with the Council on Compulsive Gambling of NJ and by promoting the Council’s helpline phone number, 1-800-GAMBLER, on all Lottery marketing and advertising materials.

The top Mega Millions jackpots to date:

AmountDateWinning Tickets
$1.537 billion10/23/20181-SC
$1.050 billion1/22/20211-MI
$830 million (est)7/26/2022?
$656 million                 3/30/2012                 3-IL, KS, MD
$648 million12/17/20132-CA, GA
$543 million7/24/20181-CA
$536 million7/8/20161-IN
$533 million3/30/20181-NJ
$522 million6/7/20191-CA
$516 million5/21//20211-PA