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Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs to More than Half a Billion Dollars as There Was No Winner Tuesday Night

Oct 10, 2018  •  Post A Comment

The jackpot for Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing will be the third biggest Mega Millions jackpot ever, reports CBS News.

Lottery officials are saying that Friday’s Mega Millions drawing will be for “an estimated $548 million, with a cash value of $309.2 million,” the story says.

The article adds, “Mega Millions’ [all-time] record haul was a $656 million jackpot shared by people in three states in 2012. Just behind that was a $648 million pot won in California and Georgia on Dec. 17, 2013.

The biggest prize won on a single ticket was for $543 million. An office pool of 11 co-workers in California divided it.”

The Mega Millions numbers drawn Tuesday night were 22, 39, 54, 60 and Mega Ball 18.


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