Yikes! Mega Millions Jackpot Tops Half-Billion Dollars
Nobody won the jackpot last night, so the third largest jackpot in Mega Millions history is on tap for Friday’s drawing. The new estimated prize is $548 million ($309.2 million cash)!
Last night was the 22nd consecutive drawing there were no tickets matching all six numbers drawn.
The largest Mega Millions jackpot was $656 million.
All you have to do is beat the the odds of winning the top jackpot ... 1-in-302.6 million.
By comparison, the odds of dying by a lightning strike are 1-in-114,195, according to the National Safety Council. The odds of being killed in a shark attack are 1-in-3.74 million.
Source: Mega Millions