The winning numbers in the May 4 drawing were 9-21-31-36-43 and the Mega Ball number was 8.
The top prize had been growing since March 12, when Mega Millions had its last jackpot winner. The top prize rolled 14 times without a winner. The odds of winning the jackpot are approximately one in 176 million. The odds of winning any of the Mega Millions prizes are approximately 1 in 40.
Mega Millions is currently played in 39 states, including New Jersey. Drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. Eastern Time.
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