October 16, 2018
Tonight’s Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs to $667,000,000
Jackpot is richest in game's history
The estimated annuity value of the jackpot in tonight’s Mega Millions drawing was raised today to $667 million, making it the largest in the game’s history and third-largest in U.S. lottery jackpot history. The estimated cash value is $380 million.
The previous record jackpot in Mega Millions was a $656 million prize that was shared by winners from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland in March 2012.
Tickets for tonight’s drawing can be purchased until 10:45 p.m. The live drawing will be televised at 11 p.m.
A Mega Millions prize of any amount may be claimed up to one year from the date of the drawing.