No jackpot winners in Mega Millions; next drawing passes $500 million mark

29 March, 2018, 02:15 | Author: Kim Reid
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Tuesday's winning numbers were 7, 25, 43, 56 and 59.

The jackpot has a cash option prize, which is estimated to be about $274.5 million.

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The next drawing will be Friday night, with an estimated jackpot topping the half-billion dollar mark, at $502-million. A victor opting for the cash prize would take home $301 million, minus state and federal taxes. Tickets for Tuesday's drawing can be purchased until 10:45 p.m. and the drawing will be held at 11 p.m. Two tickets, one sold in IL and another in New Jersey, matched the five white balls to win $1 million each. Mega Millions ticket play is being rolled out initially in Texas and New Hampshire, and will soon be available nationwide. That's the fourth-largest sum in the game's history.

Sales time cut-offs vary by state but are usually one to two hours before the drawing. One past jackpot victor in PA waited 100 days to claim. According to Mega Millions, each payment value is 5 percent higher than the previous one.

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The largest Mega Millions jackpot was $656 million, hit on March 30, 2012. For Powerball, it's one in roughly 292 million. If no winning tickets are sold then the amount will keep increasing for every drawing, until there is a victor.

The lucky ticket, which matched five numbers but not the Mega Ball, was bought at Quick Chek on Route 206 in Bedminster, state lottery officials said Wednesday morning.

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