If You're Feeling Lucky: Mega Millions Jackpot Is Up To $330 Million

January 4, 2011

Mark Memmott

Just in case you hadn't heard and think you might want to take a chance:

"Lottery players in states that play Mega Millions are getting the chance to vie for the seventh-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. The Mega Millions jackpot for tonight's drawing is up to $330 million thanks to brisk sales pushing the big prize higher. That works out to about $208 million if taken as a lump sum." (Associated Press)

Mega Millions is played in 41 states and the District of Columbia.

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