Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs to More Than Half-A-Billion Dollars


Concord, NH – The Mega Millions jackpot continues to rise as the New Hampshire Lottery projects tomorrow night’s (7/19) Mega Millions jackpot will grow to $530 million, which would make it the 8th-largest Mega Millions jackpot on record. The New Hampshire Lottery expects the one-time cash payout to increase to $304 million. (Estimated jackpot amounts are determined before taxes are withheld.)

“Summer in New Hampshire is becoming a whole lot more exciting as our players have a chance to win more than half-a-billion dollars in tomorrow night’s Mega Millions drawing,” said Charlie McIntyre, Executive Director, New Hampshire Lottery. “Over the past few weeks, retailers across the state have seen players jumping at this opportunity to become New Hampshire’s next multi-millionaire and we anticipate a continued high volume of sales leading right up to Tuesday night’s drawing.”

Mega Millions drawing results from Friday, July 15, were: 08-20-26-53-64 MB-15 with a Megaplier of 5.

The top-10 Mega Millions jackpots in history are:

  1.  $1.537 billion October 23, 2018
  2.  $1.05 billion January 22, 2021
  3.  $656 million March 20, 2012
  4.  $648 million December 17, 2013
  5.  $543 million July 24, 2018
  6.  $536 million July 8, 2016
  7.  $533 million March 30, 2018
  8.  $530 million July 19, 2022 (anticipated)
  9.  $522 million June 7, 2019
  10. $516 million May 21, 2021

The anticipated $530 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<>.

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.