Illinois Lottery to Give Away Free Mega Millions Tickets in Milan

Illinois Lottery to Give Away Free Mega Millions Tickets in Milan

Illinois Lottery to Give Away Free Mega Millions Tickets in Milan

The Mega Millions jackpot beat its own record once again after no ticket matched all the six numbers in the drawing Tuesday night.

The dream is still alive for people playing the Mega Millions lottery.

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing is an estimated $345 million, and the jackpot for Wednesday night's in-state Megabucks Doubler drawing is about $3.4 million, officials said.

Nine Mega Millions tickets had the five white balls to win the second prize - $1 million.

Friday's Mega Millions drawing is now the largest Mega Millions jackpot, which has been growing since it was last won in July in California.

The largest Powerball jackpot - and biggest in USA lottery history - was $1.586 billion, which was shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.

The Mega Millions jackpot jumped by $32 million, and now stands at a record $900 million for Friday's drawing.

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It is now the third largest in U.S. Lottery history.

The immediate cash value of the Mega Millions prize, which winners can opt to take, is US$494.5 million.

The game, which was created in 2002, has seen changes over the years that have reduced the chances of winning, meaning bigger and bigger jackpots.

If the victor chooses the annuity option, the jackpot would be paid out over 29 years.

Mega Millions just keeps getting bigger and better. $559.7 million, Powerball, Jan. 6, 2018 (one ticket, New Hampshire) 9.

Mega Millions is played in Texas, 43 other states plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The sales for all the tickets sold in MA for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing totaled about $6.824 million.

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