Mega Millions jackpot soars to $449 million - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Mega Millions jackpot soars to $449 million

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Mega Millions jackpot continues to climb. Friday's drawing marked the 33rd consecutive drawing without a winner.

Tuesday's jackpot is now an estimated $449 million. That's the seventh biggest jackpot of all time - including Powerball and Mega Millions.

The winner can choose the one time cash option worth $313 million in cash.

It’s the biggest prize in the game since December 17, 2013, when two tickets shared a $648 million jackpot. The winning tickets were sold in California and Georgia.

The largest Mega Millions jackpot ever was $656 million in March 2012.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is 1 in 258,890,850.

The next drawing is is scheduled for July 5 at 11 p.m.

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