Mega Millions Drawing On Christmas

Fredrick Soto
December 27, 2018

Seven-time lottery game grand prize victor Richard Lustig tips on his advice to win the Mega Million and Powerball jackpots.

"The moment we've been waiting for finally arrived, and we couldn't be more excited", Gordon Medenica, the director of the Mega Millions Group, said then in a statement.

The winning numbers are 5-28-62-65-70 and Mega ball 5. One of the winners was from Missouri.

If there's a grand prize victor, the cash option adds up to $193.7 million.

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $321 million with an estimated cash option of $193.7 million.

For the drawing, players can buy a ticket in stores or through the Illinois Lottery website or app. The chance of drawing all six numbers is only one-in-302.5 million.

The last person to claim a Mega Millions jackpot was a man from New Mexico. Whoever holds the winning ticket has until April to come forward and claim the prize.

There have been no Christmas Day grand prize winners so far, Mega Millions confirmed.

The jackpot for Mega Millions now stands at about 321 million dollars, and 294 million for Powerball.

Earlier this year, there was a ticket sold in SC for the $1.5 billion lottery ticket during the October 24 drawing.

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