ALBUQUERQUE – The estimated Mega Millions® jackpot for Friday, January 13, 2023, is $1.35 billion.
Rumored as an ill-fated day and notorious for its movie title, Friday the 13th has a chance to be lucky AND memorable, if the jackpot is won.
This is the second-largest jackpot in Mega Millions’ 20-year history and the third time a U.S. jackpot has eclipsed $1 billion in the last seven months.
New Mexico Lottery CEO David Barden said, “Thanks to our players and the Lottery Scholarship Fund, every day is a lucky day for New Mexicans. We are hoping for a ‘Lucky’ Friday the 13th for our Mega Millions players.”
New Mexico Lottery players have until 8:45 p.m. MT Friday, January 13th to buy tickets for the next Mega Millions drawing.
About Mega Millions
Mega Millions tickets are $2 per play. Tickets are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Proceeds from the sale of Mega Millions tickets support a wide variety of good causes. In New Mexico, 100% of net proceeds fund the Legislative Lottery Scholarship fund.
Legislative Lottery Scholarships
Since 1996, the New Mexico Lottery has raised $970 million for education and more than 139,000 students have attended college on Legislative Lottery Scholarships.
More information about Legislative Lottery Scholarships is available at nmlottery.com.