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Mega thousands and thousands jackpot hits $685 million

Mega thousands and thousands jackpot hits $685 million 00:14

The estimated jackpot for the Mega thousands and thousands jackpot rose to $685 million forward of Friday evening's drawing, lottery officials observed. The successful numbers Friday have been 1, 3, 6, 44 and fifty one, with a "Mega Ball" of seven.

It changed into still doubtful if any profitable tickets had been offered.     

The $685 million will be the fourth-greatest winning jackpot in Mega thousands and thousands history, in keeping with the lottery's web page. The cash choice would be at least $347.8 million.

The ultimate time a Mega thousands and thousands jackpot turned into gained was on Oct. 14, when two tickets bought in California and Florida shared a $502 million prize, in keeping with the unlock.

There have been 21 drawings considering then.  

This previous July, a ticket offered in Illinois gained the 2nd-greatest Mega hundreds of thousands jackpot ever, a whopping $1.337 billion. Mega millions' largest ever jackpot become $1.537 billion, won in South Carolina in October 2018.

final month, a single successful Powerball ticket changed into bought in California for a $2.04 billion jackpot, the largest in lottery historical past.

The $640 million is what a winner who takes the annuity choice would get. that's paid out over 30 annual installments. however winners constantly select the money alternative.

Federal taxes are taken out and, reckoning on where the winner lives, state taxes are, too.

And jackpots are split when more than one successful ticket is bought.

the odds of winning the Mega thousands and thousands jackpot are a mind-blowing one in 302.6 million.  

Mega millions is performed in 45 states in addition to Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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