Friday, 20 April, 2018

Mega Millions jackpot at $361 million for Tuesday drawing

361M and $440M Jackpots Make for Tempting Lottery Draws Scott Olson Getty Images File
Jay Anderson | 03 January, 2018, 01:58

That's because there are a pair of nine-digit lottery jackpots being played this week.

"The cold weather hasn't stopped those wanting to buy lottery tickets", said Corby Mead, manager of the Stogie's Discount Tobacco & Beer Downtown Store at 17 Washington Ave.in Huntington.

The winning numbers drawn on Friday for the Mega Millions were 4, 10, 18, 28, 62 with a Megaball of 7 and a Megaplier (multiplier) at 2x. The cash option on the prize is an estimated $225.9 million.

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The odds of a $2 ticket hitting the jackpot are more than 292 million to 1.

$343 million...that's what's up for grabs this Tuesday, January 2nd via Mega Millions. When a player wins, he or she is flown to the USA to collect the jackpot in person. It's the second time that Powerball and Mega Millions have had jackpots bigger than $300 million at the same time.

The in-state Megabucks Doubler jackpot on Wednesday is about $8 million, or a $6.36 million cash option. The odds of winning the jackpot with a $1 ticket are 1-in-13,983,816. The drawing for Powerball is Wednesday night. The chances of winning the Powerball jackpot are slightly better, at about 1 in 293 million.




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