Everybody knows it’s the longest of long shots, but that doesn’t stop lottery ticket holders from dreaming of what they would do with a $640 million jackpot. Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing is the richest jackpot in world history.
Like a snowball barreling downhill, the Mega Millions Lottery continues to grow. By Wednesday afternoon, it had surpassing the $500 million mark.
None of the tickets sold for the Powerball game Wednesday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were: 17-28-38-39-51 and Powerball 33.
Attention lottery players: Powerball tickets will be doubling in price, but that means bigger jackpots, too.
The odds of winning tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot are one in 176 million.