Mega Millions could deliver biggest Christmas lottery gift ever


Other than the jackpot, prizes can range from $2 to $5 million depending on the game and type of ticket a player buys.

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The estimated jackpot ahead of the draw is $321 million.

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The next Mega Millions drawing will be held Friday at 11 p.m. Was anyone lucky enough to win the jackpot? The chance of drawing all six numbers is only one-in-302.5 million. He had purchased Megaplier for an additional dollar, which quadrupled his winnings to $4 million, according to lottery officials.

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Now that the jackpot has risen to an estimated $348 million the cash option has increased to approximately $210.2 million. The cash pot has been building since the last jackpot winning on October 23 for $1.537 billion - the largest sum in the game's history. The winning ticket was sold at the KC Mart #7 in Simpsonville, South Carolina, CBS News reported. The victor has a total of 180 days to claim the money, according to state law, and the countdown starts from when the winning numbers were announced. Prizes can be claimed at any of the state's four lottery offices in St. Louis, Jefferson City, Kansas City, or Springfield.