Mega Millions: Winning numbers for Aug. 1, 2023

The third is the 30th consecutive spin without a winner. No one has won the jackpot since April, meaning the prize is now the 6th largest in Mega Millions history.

WASHINGTON — The Mega Millions lottery has rebounded after another draw without a jackpot winner, now reaching $1.25 billion.

Seven are new millionaires, including one who chose Megaplier to receive a $4 million payout.

The jackpot is The sixth largest lottery in the United States and the fourth largest in Mega Millions history. July was an eventful month for lottery prizes after a ticket sold in downtown Los Angeles hit the $1.08 billion Powerball jackpot.

Mega Millions has not had a major winner since April 18, when a 71-year-old man from New York won the state’s largest-ever Mega Millions jackpot. Johnnie Taylor of Howard Beach in Queens, New York, won $476 million but chose the cash option — a sum worth more than $157 million after taxes.

Since mid-April, there have been 30 drawings without a grand prize winner.

Winners almost always have a cash option, but instead, they have the option to receive the full amount in recurring payments over 29 years. The cash option for Tuesday’s drawing is $550.2 million.

Mega Millions winning numbers for August 1, 2023:

The winning numbers were: 8-24-30-45-61 Mega Ball: 12 and Megaplier: 4 .

When is the Mega Millions lottery?

Mega Millions draws take place on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. Eastern Time.

What is the biggest lottery jackpot ever?

  1. $2.04 billion, Powerball, November 8, 2022 (one ticket, from California)
  2. $1.586 billion, Powerball, January 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, Tennessee)
  3. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, October 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)
  4. $1.35 billion, Mega Millions, January 13, 2023 (one ticket, from Maine)
  5. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)
  6. Estimated $1.1 billion, Powerball, August 1, 2023
  7. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, January 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)
  8. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)
  9. $758.7 million, Powerball, August 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)
  10. $754.6 million, Powerball, February 6, 2023 (one ticket, from Washington state)

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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