Mega Millions Soars to $550 Million

The jackpot is the second largest in Mega Millions history

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A customer buys Mega Millions lottery tickets in Chicago, Ill., Dec. 13, 2013.

After 21 straight drawings without a winner, including a luckless drawing Friday, the next Mega Millions prize has now surged to $550 million.

The new jackpot, which would net $295 million in cash for a winner, is the second-largest ever in history of Mega Millions and the fourth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, USA Today reports.

Chances of winning are 1 in 259 million, but sales in Oregon they rose to almost 400% above normal and Virginia sales were up almost 600%. Officials will draw again on Tuesday.

The largest Mega Millions jackpot on record was $656 million in March 2012.

[USA Today]

5 comments
Roger13
Roger13

You can really get tickets for the $550 Millon MegaMillions lottery at Ice Lotto .com.

Lot's of other big lotteries as well. 

MarkT
MarkT

I bought 10 tickets for the Mega Millions using ICELOTTO.com

They have a great and easy platform and I really enjoyed using they easy and fun site.

Wish me all good luck :)

ccopeland48
ccopeland48

Nobody in Georgia ever wins the Mega Millions only out of state players hit the big jackpots

phalls1
phalls1

This would sure help me pay off a few bills ;). Oh wait! I'm west of the Mississippi. Won't happen for me ;(

kirkaiya
kirkaiya

@phalls1They sell Mega Millions tickets in several states west of the Mississippi, including Oregon (where I live).  On the other hand, the odds of winning with a single ticket at 1 in 175,000,000.  So, it won't happen for you regardless ;-)


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