If you went and shelled out the cash for a pile of Mega Millions lottery tickets then you are probably anxious to see the numbers. The Winning Numbers for the Mega Millions drawing held on March 30th, 2012 on Friday Night are:
Mega Millions Winning Numbers:
02 04 23 38 46 Mega Ball 23
The expected jackpot is expected to be $640 million dollars total payout. The actual amount you will end up with will vary from which state you reside on and will change depending on your different state tax rate.
Nearly 400 million Mega Millions tickets were sold at lottery registers in the last 48 hours with people standing in lines all around America. With the record payout of the MegaMillions lottery people were putting down big sums to have a chance at the big win.
According to an article at the Examiner you have better odds to have these things happen to you!
- You are more likely to die playing high school or college football than winning this lottery.
- An asteroid impact is more likely to cause your death than your chances of holding a winning ticket.
- The likelihood of meeting your demise from a bee or hornet sting is much greater than winning tonight.
- You have a much better chance of dying from a shark attack than winning Mega Millions.
Update at 3:50pm Saturday March 31st, 2012:
“Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing … provides an unprecedented opportunity for players to take a chance on a half-billion dollar dream for just the $1 price of a ticket,” Gary Grief, lead director for the Mega Millions group, told ABC News. “We have people coming out that have never bought a ticket before because they see this number and they think, ‘Gee, for just a dollar, I have a chance at a half a billion.’ It’s hard not to take a chance on that.”