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$1.1 billion Mega Millions Jackpot Tonight
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$1.1 billion Mega Millions Jackpot Tonight 

The Mega Millions jackpot has gone through the billion dollar barrier. Tonight players from around the world will be hoping to win the $1.1 billion top prize.

Winning the Mega Millions jackpot would be a fantastic start to the new year. Imagine buying a ticket from Lottery24 and then seeing your numbers coming up this evening.

Fourth $1 bn+ jackpot

This is only the fourth time in Mega Millions history that there has been a jackpot of over $1 billion. Fridays’ draw had a $940 million top prize but no ticket was able to win that amount. As a result, we now have the third highest jackpot in the history of this lottery.

The record Mega Millions jackpot is the amazing $1.537 billion top prize won in October 2018. Just behind that is the $1.337 billion seen last July. The only other time the jackpot has been over $1 billion was in 2021 with $1.05 billion up for grabs. 

That 2021 jackpot was won on January 22. The first month of the new year has a record of producing jackpot wins.  Since 2004, only 2020 hasn’t seen the Mega Millions jackpot won. Will history repeat itself in January 2023?

Maybe we could be on the fringe of a truly historic draw. It’d only take a few more rollovers to see that $1.537 billion record being broken. There’s a fair way to go to match the record $2.05 billion Powerball jackpot won last November.

No win since October

The Mega Millions jackpot hasn’t been won since October 14. On that occasion the  $494 million top prize was shared by tickets sold in Florida and California.

Since then there have been 24 draws held but all have ended in a rollover. There have been many near-misses though with 52 tickets winning the second-tier prize of $1 million.

It’s possible Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot could be even higher than currently estimated. A big rush for tickets is anticipated in the hours leading up to the draw. 

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