Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $868M; no winners in Tuesday's drawing

Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $868M; no winners in Tuesday's drawing

The Mega Millions drawing is not only the largest in the game's history, it's also the third largest in the U.S. lottery jackpot history.

The last Powerball jackpot, which totaled $245.6 million, was won August 11 by a man in Staten Island, New York.

Tuesday night's jackpot of $667 million was already the largest in Mega Millions history.

If the victor chooses the annuity option, the jackpot would be paid out over 29 years. The numbers for Tuesday night's estimated $667 million grand prize were 3, 45, 49, 61, 69 and Mega Ball 9.

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown with each of the 24 semi-weekly drawings that failed to produce a top victor since July 24, when an 11-member office pool in Santa Clara County, California, hit a $543 million jackpot.

The largest Powerball jackpot was $1.586 billion, which was shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016. S. history. No one has won the jackpot since July 24.

Tuesday's Mega Millions along with Wednesday's Powerball jackpot, which stands at $345 million, are worth more than a cool billion dollars.

Lottery tickets are sold at $2 each in kiosks, supermarkets and gas stations in 44 USA states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. North Dakotans are on the opposite end of the spectrum, spending about $44 per year on the lottery, or the lowest average figure among residents of all 50 states.

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