The Mega Millions jackpot has crossed the $1.6 billion mark ahead of Wednesday night's drawing.
The odds of winning Mega Millions are about one in 302 million. Another ticket sold in the October 20 Powerball drawing matched four of the first five numbers and the Powerball to win $50,000. If a victor isn't crowned, the next drawing will be on Friday.
The $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday night. Several states permit online ticket purchases. That's another deduction. If you get the 30 year annuity, you're annual payment would be a little under $38 million. Cornelius Nelan, a math professor at Quinnipiac University in CT, notes the odds are about the same as rolling a die and getting a one, 11 times in a row.
With office pools being a popular way to play, an attorney offered advice to ensure that if your group does win that you don't get shut out.
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Most people don't expect to win and instead think the $2 ticket is a small price to dream and be part of a wishful conversation with co-workers or family.
Still, about half of the approximately 320 million people living in the US are expected to play in today's Mega Millions drawing.
In the original Megamillion players picked five numbers from 1 to 75 and a Mega number from 1 to 15. Of the five largest jackpots awarded in the U.S., three went to multiple winners.
To see the number of Kansas winning tickets and the total amount won after each drawing, click on Mega Millions - Kansas Winners or Powerball - Kansas Winners. If it seems like these astronomical numbers are happening more frequently, it's because they are.
Powerball has climbed since there was a victor in NY on August 11.