World Record Mega Millions Jackpot Drawing to Take Place Tuesday

Tuesday, October 23rd 2018, 9:21 am
By: News 9

The current Mega Millions Jackpot has hit $1.6 Billion dollars and the mania surrounding the tickets has reached Oklahoma City.

This particular jackpot started at $40 Million in July. The current jackpot has reached a new world record.

It’s a game of numbers and odds with a 1 in 300 million chance of picking the winning numbers. The Mega Millions and Power Ball jackpots combined for a total $2.2 Billion.

Mega Millions players pick five numbers between 1 and 70 and then one number between 1 and 25.

The last Mega Millions jackpot hit on July 24 this year when a group of 11 coworkers in California shared a $543 Million prize.

There have been three other mega million jackpots won this year in Florida, New Jersey and Ohio.

The cash option for the jackpot before taxes is $904 million.

You have until 9:59 p.m. Central Time to purchase tickets. The next mega million drawing is at 10 p.m. Central Time.