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Mega Millions winning numbers: See the results for Friday's $203 million jackpot

By Francisco Guzman, USA TODAY,

Mega Millions lottery tickets and a wager slip are displayed, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, in Derry, N.H. Twenty-three consecutive drawings later with no grand prize winner named, the Mega Millions jackpot is now flirting with nearly $1 billion, making it one of the largest jackpots in lottery history. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Charles Krupa, AP

It's that time again. Mega Millions players are checking their tickets following Friday night's drawing .

The jackpot climbed to an estimated $218 million, with a cash option of $113.8 million, after no big winner Friday.

Winners have the option to receive the cash option or the annuity option, which distributes the prize over 29 annual payments.

Most lottery winners choose the one-time, lump-sum cash payment, which the final amount depends on state and federal taxes.

The chances of winning the jackpot are about one in 302 million .

Here's what you need to know.

Mega Millions winning numbers for June 2, 2023

The winning numbers for Friday night’s drawing were 3, 16, 19, 36, 60 and Mega Ball: 25 .

The Megaplier was 2X.

Did anyone win Mega Millions last night?

No one matched all six winning numbers to win the estimated $203 million jackpot Friday night.

The jackpot climbed to an estimated $218 million for the next drawing, Tuesday at 11 p.m. ET.

Also, no tickets matched all five white balls to win Mega Millions' $1 million (or $2 million with the Megaplier) prizes on Tuesday. Thousands of people won the game's smaller prize tiers.

What are my chances of winning Mega Millions?

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are extremely slim.

  • The odds of winning the jackpot are 302,575,350 to 1.
  • The odds of matching all five white balls are 12,607,306 to 1.

How do I play Mega Millions?

To play Mega Millions, you must pick six numbers – or choose to have the lottery machine generate a random "Easy Pick" or "Quick Pick" for you:

  • Pick five numbers from 1 to 70 (white balls)
  • Pick one number from 1 to 25 (gold Mega Ball)

Your ticket has to match all six of the winning numbers from the drawing to win the jackpot. You can also win smaller prizes depending on how many balls the numbers match.

It cost $2 a ticket to play Mega Millions. You can add the Megaplier for $1, which will increase the amount of your potential prize up to five times the original prize (except for the jackpot).

Mega Millions can be played in 45 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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