Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Mega Millions Jackpot at $363 Million, Could Grow

This morning, the Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday night was estimated at $356 million. That number is now at $363 million, and it could continue to grow, depending on sales.

Mega Millions Ticket
Flickr User Robert S. Donovan

The jackpot stands as the drawing’s third-highest in history. In 2007, the jackpot was $390 million. Winnings were split between a New Jersey player and a Georgia player. The second-highest jackpot occurred in January of last year – $380 million.

Nationwide, so far, the big drawing has brought in over $695 million is sales. In New Jersey alone, that number is more than $46 million.

Judy Drucker, Public Relations Manager for the New Jersey Lottery, said the exciting thing about popular drawings is that more sales equals more money for the state.

“From this roll, the state will receive approximately 19.5 million dollars,” Drucker said. The big prize has rolled over 17 times since last hit.

Mega Millions is a multi-state jackpot game with drawings twice a week. A player would purchase a lottery ticket and must match all five numbers on their ticket, plus the Mega Ball number, for the jackpot. Prizes are also awarded for matching a smaller amount of numbers.

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!