A single ticket sold in Texas hit the $35 million jackpot in the May 27, 2011 Mega Millions drawing. The odds of matching all five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball to take the game's top prize are 1:175,711,536. Winning numbers were 5, 7, 14, 28, and 56; the Mega Ball was 10.
Five tickets matched five of five white ball numbers but not the Mega Ball to win the $250,000 second prize. They were sold in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan and Oklahoma.
Mega Millions is played in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The jackpot currently sits at $12 million for the next drawing which is tonight.