DES MOINES, Iowa – Lottery players fired each other on Tuesday night at the eighth largest jackpot in US history, thanks to months without a grand prize winner.
MAINE COUPLE donates thousands to supermarket employees after winning $ 1 million in scratch-off lottery tickets.
The $ 625 million Mega Millions jackpot is the biggest lottery prize in almost two years. The grand prize for Powerball, another national lottery game, is not far off, at $ 550 million for Wednesday night’s draw.
The winning numbers for Tuesday night’s Mega Millions game were 12-14-26-28-33, Mega Ball: 09
Lottery-promoted prizes refer to the winnings of those who choose to receive annuities paid out over 30 years.Almost all jackpot winners receive a cash option, which is estimated at $ 458.8 million for Mega Millions. And $ 411.4 million for the Powerball.
Those who dream of instant riches may want to remember that the chances of winning a Powerball are one in 292.2 million.They are steeper for Mega Millions at one in 302.5 million.
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Mega Millions and Powerball are played in 45 states, as are Washington, D.C., and the US Virgin Islands. Powerball is also available in Puerto Rico.