The Mega Thousands and thousands jackpot soared to $868 million after no profitable lottery ticket was bought for Tuesday evening’s drawing.
Mega Thousands and thousands officers say no tickets matched all six numbers to assert the estimated $667 million grand prize in Tuesday evening’s drawing. The numbers have been 3, 45, 49, 61, 69 and Mega Ball 9.
The subsequent drawing will probably be Friday. The estimated jackpot for that drawing can be the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. historical past.
The report lottery jackpot was a $1.6 billion Powerball prize received in January 2016.
The jackpot has been rising since July, when a gaggle of California workplace staff received $543 million.
It prices $2 to play the sport, however the odds of profitable the jackpot aren’t good. The possibility of matching all six numbers and taking house the grand prize is one in 302.5 million.
Mega Thousands and thousands is performed in 44 states in addition to Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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