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The winning six-digit combination for the Mega Millions jackpot was not picked when the numbers were chosen on Tuesday. The jackpot has now reached a huge $1.02 billion.
Since April, when the prize started at $20 million, no winner has been announced, therefore the jackpot has grown in value. There hasn’t been a significant winner in 29 straight lotteries.
The numbers for Tuesday night’s drawing were 7-29-60-63-66, with Mega Ball number 15. When the numbers were drawn, the jackpot was worth $830 million.
On July 21, 2022, in Northbrook, Illinois, a convenience store has a lottery ticket vending machine. The next Mega Millions drawing will take place on Friday, July 29, 2022, with a $1.02 billion prize. (AP Newsroom/AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, file)
The value of the annuity option, which is paid out annually over a 30-year period, is $1.02 billion. However, almost every winner chooses the cash option, which is worth an estimated $602.5 million.
One in 302.5 million people have a chance of winning the Mega Millions jackpot.
On July 21, 2022, in Northbrook, Illinois, a consumer fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket at a convenience store. The Mega Millions top prize has been increased by lottery authorities to $1.02 billion. (AP Newsroom/Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo)
The most recent jackpot is the fourth-largest in American lottery history.
In Atlanta, Georgia, drawings are done every Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. ET. On Friday, the next jackpot combination will be picked.
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Mega Millions. In 45 states, it is held. (Stock / Stock)
State lottery officials manage Mega Millions, which is played in 45 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
This report was made possible by the Associated Press.