Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $312 Million

Lottery officials increase jackpot from $304 million to $312 million due to strong ticket sales.

Some lucky person may be $312 million richer tomorrow.

Georgia Lottery officials have increased tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot to $312 million. A $1 ticket gives players a chance to win $12 million a year for 26 years with the annuity option. For those who prefer cash in hand, the winning ticket will be worth a $198 million single cash payment.

To win, players must match all five white ball numbers along with the Mega Ball number.

Proceeds from Mega Millions benefit educational programs including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program.

Tonight’s drawing will be held at 11 p.m. The overall odds of winning any prize are approximately one in 40. The odds of winning the jackpot are approximately one in 175 million.


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