Mega Millions Jackpot Approaches Record $654 Million

15 October, 2018, 23:35 | Author: Regina Silva
  • Mega Millions Jackpot Approaches Record $654 Million

With no jackpot victor in this weekend's drawing, the Mega Millions jackpot climbed to $654 million for Tuesday night's drawing - it is the second largest in the game's history and just $2 million shy of the record.

Meanwhile, an estimated $654 million is up for grabs in the next Mega Millions drawing. The largest, just $2 million more, was drawn in March 2012.

Mega Millions is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Ashley Eggen of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, won $1 million playing Mega Millions on Oct 9.

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Tuesday's drawing is close to breaking the record for the largest-ever prize in the game's history.

Last Friday's winning numbers were 4-24-46-61-70 and a Mega Ball of 7. The two games make the combined possible winnings $999 million dollars.

The next Powerball drawing will be held on Wednesday.

The winning numbers were 11, 14, 32, 43, and 65 with a Powerball of 15.

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