BOSTON (TBEN / TBEN) – The Mega Millions raffle jackpot on Tuesday night was estimated at $ 625 million. This is the eighth biggest jackpot in US history due to several months without a jackpot winner.
The numbers drawn on Tuesday night are 12-14-26-28-33 and Mega Ball 9.
The cash option for the Mega Millions jackpot was $ 458.8 million.
The jackpot for Powerball, the other national lottery game, is not far behind, at $ 550 million for Wednesday night’s draw.
Those who dream of instant riches may wish to remember that the odds of winning Powerball are one in 292.2 million. They’re even steeper for Mega Millions, at one in 302.5 million.
Mega Millions and Powerball are both played in 45 states as well as Washington, DC and the US Virgin Islands. Powerball is also offered in Puerto Rico.
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