There’s still time to hit the jackpot in the lottery before the year is over.
The Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $565 million after no one won the top prize in Friday’s draw. According to the Mega Millions website, the next draw is set for him on December 27th, making him the sixth-largest prize in the history of the game if anyone wins the jackpot.
Friday’s winning numbers were 15, 21, 32, 38, 62 and Mega Ball 8. No tickets matched all six of his numbers in that draw, but two of his tickets sold in California and Illinois matched five, winning the second highest prize, the lottery said. I’m here. in a news release. The last time the Mega Millions jackpot was won was on his October 14th, when his two tickets sold in California and Florida shared his $502 million prize.
Lottery jackpots have gotten bigger in recent years as the game expanded to more states and added more number combinations. And as the jackpot gets bigger, more people buy the ticket, and the odds of winning get smaller and smaller.
In July, Illinois tickets won a jackpot of approximately $1.34 billion. This is his second-largest Mega Millions jackpot and his third-largest among US lottery games. The two claimed it in his October, opting for a lump sum payment of $780.5 million, according to the Illinois Lottery.
The largest Mega Millions Jackpot ever was about $1.54 billion won by Tickets in 2018 in South Carolina. 7 of the 10 largest Mega Millions jackpots have been won in the last 5 years.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions lottery are approximately 1 in 302.5 million.
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