Mega Millions numbers for $1B jackpot announced

Mega Millions numbers for $1B jackpot announced

Mega Millions numbers for $1B jackpot announced

Regardless of whether anyone buys a winning ticket for this drawing, it will be the largest in Mega Millions history.

McGaha said he plays the lottery at least once a week and played earlier in the week when the jackpot had soared to almost $670 million. The jackpot for next Tuesday's draw has soared to $1.6 billion, the largest prize in U. It's estimated to be worth $1 billion.

Illinois Lottery officials are urging the winners to sign the back of their ticket and keep it in a safe place until they can visit one of their five prize centers in the state.

The odds of winning Mega Millions are 1 in 302.6 million, which are actually less than the odds of winning the Powerball, which is 1 in 292.2 million.

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Friday's winning numbers were 65, 53, 32, 15 and 70, and the Mega Ball was 7. No one won that drawing, and the jackpot went up to $1.6 billion. One person won $20,000 from a ticket sold at Cumberland Farms in Scarborough, with 34,211 other ticket holders taking home a total of $180,588 in prizes. Fifteen tickets, including two sold in IL matched five of the six numbers for at least $1 million.

Tickets cost $2, which seems like a relatively small price to pay for a chance at becoming rich. According to the official list of largest Mega Millions jackpots, three of the six top jackpot amounts have been awarded since the rules were changed past year. Its jackpot grew on Friday to $470 million from $430 million, with a lump sum value of $268.6 million. "I wish I would've got in line".

But if you are itching to play, you could win even more on Tuesday.

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