The jackpot has rolled over to $1.6 billion, making it the largest lottery jackpot in United States history. 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 a year ago.
Mega Millions is played in 44 states - including Minnesota - as well as Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Officials at that time also increased the chances of winning small prizes.
As more tickets sell, chances grow that at least one buyer will pick all six winning numbers.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302,575,350, but the odds of winning any of the lesser prizes are one in 24.
Here's what you should know before next week's Mega Millions drawing. "My wife suggested that we get some Mega Millions tickets since the jackpot was so high".
The previous record set was for $656 million with shared winners in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland in 2012. Route 140 in Westminster, cashiers and customers alike lined up to try their luck at the Mega Millions prize. Before 2017, players picked five numbers between 1 and 75 and then one number between 1 and 15.
Tickets cost $2 unless you opt for the "Megaplier", which raises the price to $3.
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