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Mega Millions® Jackpot Mushrooms to $512 MILLION
7/23/2018 12:03:36 PM


COLUMBIA, SC (July 23, 2018) – The Mega Millions® jackpot has jumped again to $512 MILLION for tomorrow’s drawing, knocking on the door of the record $656 million set in March of 2012.

That’s an increase of $19 million since the jackpot rolled to $493 million after Friday’s drawing, indicating how strong sales are nationally for the Mega Millions® game.

The winner can elect a cash option of $303.4 million or opt for the annuity paid out in 30 payments of roughly $17 million.

The odds of winning the jackpot are long, about one in 303 million.

South Carolinians are urged to please, play responsibly.
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