Mega Millions jackpot hits $325-million!

August 26, 2009 7:29:51 AM PDT
No one had a winning ticket matching all the numbers on Tuesday night.That means the jackpot grows to $325-million for Friday's drawing.

The winning numbers drawn on Tuesday night:

3-12-19-22-40
Mega Ball 2

This jackpot has been growing since July 7, when Mega Millions had its most recent jackpot winner. The jackpot rolled 14 times without a winner.

The odds of winning the jackpot are approximately one in 176 million. The odds of winning any of the Mega Millions prizes are approximately 1 in 40.

Mega Millions holds the record for the largest jackpot in U.S. history. On March 6, 2007, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to $390 million. There were two winning tickets in that drawing: in Dalton, Georgia and Woodbine, New Jersey.

Mega Millions is played in 12 states: California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays, and you can see them on Channel 7 right before Eyewitness News at 11.


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