Wednesday, March 28, 2012

World Record jackpot in Mega Millions hits $476 million

The Mega Millions jackpot reached a record $476 million which is pre-tax , after no one was able to pick all six numbers correctly Tuesday night.

The next drawing is this Friday, and any winner would be able to take the whole amount over time or an immediate cash payout of $341 million.

The new jackpot is $86 million more than the previous record set in March 2007.

Tuesday's winning numbers were: 9 - 19 - 34 - 44 - 51, with the mega number 24.

Five of the six winning numbers were picked by 47 players,  each won $250,000.

The  lottery tickets are sold in 42 states plus Washington, D.C. The odds of winning are estimated at one in nearly 176 million.

The pot has grown massively since the last winner on Jan. 24 received $72 million.

But you do not have to live in USA to play MegaMillions.

Take your chance to win this mega monster jackpot for yourself and play online.