Greensboro, NC-- Tuesday, March 27 one of the largest Mega Millions jackpot was waiting for someone to win it. After all the hype, ticket buying and build up.. the money is still waiting and growing.
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With no winner in Tuesday night's drawing the Mega Million pot has grown to $500 million!
Lottery officials said sales have increased quite a bit and the amount is estimated at $363 million for the Tuesday, March 27 drawing.
The drawing is a record high in North Carolina. The state didn't add Mega Millions until January 2010.
The estimated amount was originally at $356 million. According to lottery personnel, the jackpot is based on sales up to the time of the drawing. So the adjusted jackpot is an indication that Mega Millions players from coast to coast are feeling the excitement.
The most recent drawing was on Friday, March 23 which produced no winner, however, 2.9 million tickets won Mega Millions prizes.
This jackpot has been growing since January 24, when Mega Millions had its most recent jackpot winner. You can play Mega Millions in in 42 states plus the District of Columbia and the U. S. Virgin Islands; a total of 44 jurisdictions.
The odds of winning the jackpot are approximately one in 176 million. The odds of winning any of the Mega Millions prizes are approximately 1 in 40.
If you go with the one time payment you can drive home with $259 million dollars, which is nothing to sneeze at.
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