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Mega Millions lottery jackpot rises to over $100m
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Mega Millions lottery jackpot rises to over $100m

April was a pretty quiet month for Mega Millions lottery jackpot wins. In fact they were nonexistent, which is why the estimated jackpot has soared to over $100 million after many rollovers. If you’re an avid player and follower of Mega Millions you’ll know the last lottery jackpot win was on Tuesday 12th March. That made one player in Ohio $41 million richer.But that doesn’t mean there weren’t any Mega Millions lottery winners during April. On the contrary, this popular lottery game still rewarded its players with lower-tier prizes.The second-tier prize for Mega Millions may not be quite as high as Powerball’s $1m, but $250,000 is still a great deal of money to win. In April nearly 50 ticket-holders won the handsome second prize in the lottery’s nine draws, which take place every Tuesday and Friday. They matched the first five numbers drawn but not the Mega Ball, to win $250,000 each.So where was the luckiest place to purchase a Mega Millions ticket in April? Well it was California with nine lucky ticket-holders, closely followed by New York with seven winning ticket-holders. Other states that didn’t do too badly were Texas with four second-tier lottery winners and Virginia and Maryland both with three. Georgia, Michigan, Missouri, South Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island and New Jersey had two lucky ticket-holders a piece. And finally one lucky player from each of the following sates: Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Minnesota and Oregon.So, as we move into May, the next Mega Millions lottery jackpot winner is bound to be hitting the headlines soon. If you fancy taking the title, why not play Mega Millions online at Lottery24.com? Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday, so there are two opportunities to become a lottery winner every week!