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Mega Millions prize climbs to $667M, nation's 3rd largest

17 October, 2018, 00:21 | Author: Lawrence Cooper
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According to a release from Mega Millions, the last Mega Millions jackpot was won July 24, netting 11 co-workers a combined $543 million.

IN leads the nation in Powerball jackpot wins with 39.

Although the jackpot is massive, the odds of matching all six numbers and becoming instantly wealthy are remarkably small at one in 302.5 million.

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing has reached an estimated $345 million.

Mega Millions lottery tickets rest on a counter at a Pilot travel center near Burlington, N.C., in 2016.

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The largest jackpot in Mega Millions history was a $656 million prize that was shared by winners from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland in March 2012.

The $654 million jackpot is the second-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history and the fourth-largest jackpot in US lottery history.

And Friday's Mega Millions wasn't a complete bust. It's the second-largest in Mega Millions history.

The winning numbers for the Oct drawing were 27-28-32-41-69 and Mega Ball 12.

Powerball drawing days are Wednesdays and Saturdays, and the next Powerball drawing, worth a prize of $345 million, will be on Wednesday, October 17.

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