The Mega Millions jackpot reached $654 million, becoming the second largest in the history of the game
Author: Katerina Moskalets
Mega Millions Lotto jackpot USA
The main prize of the Mega Millions grew to $654 million, and it is possible that soon will exceed the record amount of winnings for the whole lottery history.
On Friday, October 12, no one guessed the winning combination 70, 2, 46, 4, 61, as well as the bonus Mega Ball number is 7. After that, the jackpot with $548 million soared to $654 million.
If the top prize again, nobody will get that tomorrow, October 16, the amount becomes even more impressive — and in the history of the Mega Millions will set a new record. Biggest win — $656 million ($462 million in one payment) — taken 3 lucky winners from Maryland, Kansas and Illinois in 2012.
Past winners of Mega Millions in late July became colleagues-financiers from California. They got $543 million Is the largest prize ever won on one ticket.
To try their luck in Mega Millions, the residents of 44 States, the district of Columbia and the virgin Islands enough to buy a ticket for $2. Although, of course, the chance to become a winner in this lottery small — 1 302 575 350.
Don’t want to stay on the same drawing? You have the opportunity of winning the jackpot in Powerball, which now stands at $314 million.
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