Mega Millions drawing 7/12/22: Jackpot up to $480 million, numbers – The Cincinnati Enquirer

After no winning tickets were drawn Tuesday night, the Mega Millions jackpot has continued to rise, now at an estimated $480 million with a cash option of $276 million. 
The numbers drawn on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, were 4, 7, 10, 45 and 64. The Megaball was 12, and the Megaplier was 2x. 
While there was no jackpot winner, the largest winner of the night was a Match 5 $1 million winner in Illinois, according to the Mega Millions website. 
The Mega Millions has not been won since April 15 when a ticket sold in Tennessee won $20 million. 
The next pool closes at 10:45 p.m. and the next drawing is this Friday, July 17 at 11 p.m. Ready to try your luck at Mega Millions? Here’s what you need to know. 
Mega Millions drawings are Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. Ticket sales end at 10:45 p.m. in Kentucky and Indiana.
Tickets to Mega Millions cost $2 per play. 
There are nine total ways to win a prize, from the jackpot to $2. 
Pick five numbers from 1 to 70 and one Megaball number from 1 to 25. Choose Easy Pick or Quick Pick to have the terminal randomly pick numbers for you. You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in the drawing. 
Most states offer the Megaplier feature, which increases non-jackpot prizes from two, three, four and five times.
It costs an additional $1 per play. Before each regular Mega Millions drawing, the Megaplier is drawn. From a pool of 15 balls, five are marked with “2X,” three with “4X” and one with “5X.”
You can play Mega Millions in 47 localities: 45 states, plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. To find locations, search the Mega Millions website.
In Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana, you can buy a Mega Millions ticket at gas stations, convenience stores and supermarkets until 10:45 p.m. on drawing night.
In Kentucky, residents can also purchase tickets online at www.KYLottery.com.
In Ohio, residents can use Lottery Card available in Kroger, Buehler’s Fresh Foods and Giant Eagle stores. It allows Ohio consumers to enter draw games on their phones and get notified and paid electronically if they win. You can also buy tickets at www.OhioLottery.com
Mega Millions offers two options. You can take annuity, where you’re paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments. Each payment is 5% bigger than the previous.
There’s also the cash option, a one-time, lump-sum payment equal to all the cash in the Mega Millions jackpot prize pool.

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