Mega Millions climbs to $502 million after no winner chosen

Mega Millions climbs to $502 million after no winner chosen

Feeling lucky? The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to an estimated $502 million jackpot after no winning numbers were drawn Tuesday.


The estimated jackpot is the fourth-largest payout in the 16-year history of Mega Millions multi-state lottery game. The next drawing will be on Friday, March 30.

The winning numbers of Tuesday’s drawing were 7, 25, 43, 56, 59, with a gold Mega Ball 13.

The jackpot has been rolling over since it was last won on Jan. 5 at $451 million. Shane Missler, 20, of Port Richey, claimed that prize as the trustee of Secret 007 LLC. He chose to receive his winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment in the amount of $281.87 million.

Since the last winning jackpot, there have been 33 winners of $1 million or more.

The only larger Mega Millions jackpots have been:

$656 million, split on March 30, 2012, by players in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.

$648 million, split on Dec. 17, 2013, by players in California and Georgia.

$536 million, won on July 8, 2016, by a player in Indiana.


Source by usatoday…


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