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DATE: Thursday, March 29, 2018
CONTACT: Karie Lowe (785) 296-5744
karie.lowe@kslottery.net

Mega Millions Climbs to $502 Million for Friday's Drawing!  Fourth Largest Jackpot in Mega Millions History!

The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an estimated $502 million, with a cash option of $301.5 million for Friday night's drawing!  The current estimated jackpot ranks as the fourth largest jackpot in Mega Millions history! 

The Mega Millions jackpot was last won January 5 with a ticket purchased in Florida.  Mega Millions was last over the $500 million mark in July 2016 when a jackpot of $536 million was won in Indiana.  The Mega Millions record jackpot of $656 million was set in 2012 and was shared by with three ticket holders in Kansas, Maryland and Illinois. 

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday night's drawing is an estimated $50 million, with a cash option of $30 million.  

The Lotto America jackpot is an estimated $2.64 million, with a cash option of $1.58 million for Saturday night's drawing and the Super Kansas Cash jackpot is an estimated $555,000.




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