Will Friday the 13th Be Good Luck For Texans in Mega Jackpot?
Texas players are hoping for a little luck on Friday the 13th with the $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest jackpot prize in game history and the 4th largest in U.S. lottery history.
If you are a superstitious person, Friday the 13th may not be something you look forward to but in this case, According to Mega Millions, The number 13 has been a lucky one for the Texas Lottery when it comes to Mega Millions game.
To date, there have been 13 Mega Millions jackpot prize winners in Texas Lottery history, and in 2022, 13 Texas Lottery players won second-tier Mega Millions prizes of $1 million or larger.
“The Texas Lottery is hoping that at least one of our players has a lot of good luck this Friday the 13th and is fortunate enough to win the enormous Mega Millions jackpot prize that is up for grabs in tonight’s drawing,” said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. “
And for the record, six prior Mega Millions jackpots have been won by out-of-state players on Friday the 13th. The Friday, Jan. 13, 2023 drawing offers a cash value worth an estimated $724.6 million. If there is no jackpot winner for tonight’s Mega Millions drawing, the jackpot prize for the Tuesday, Jan. 17 drawing will roll to an estimated annuitized $1.62 billion.
So, good luck tonight, let's hope Friday the 13th pays off big time for you so you can begin the new year prosperously.
Think maybe you should at least pick one number 13.