The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to an estimated $720 million after there were no winners in Tuesday night’s $640 million drawing.
The winning numbers on Tuesday were 19, 22, 31, 37 and 54, and a Mega Ball of 18. There have been no Mega Millions jackpot winners since April 18.
Tuesday’s drawing was the seventh largest in Mega Millions history.
Mega Millions boasts that it is the only lottery game to have awarded four jackpots over $1 billion — one each in 2018, 2021, 2022 and 2023, according to the website.
Thefull jackpot for Mega Millions or Powerball – which has also grown steadily, and ahead of the next drawing on Wednesday night — is about 1 in 300 million.
Remember: you’re significantly more likely to be attacked by a grizzly in Yellowstone National Park (1 in 2.7 million), according to the National Park Service.
The odds of striking gold are also significantly lower than being struck by lightning: 1 in 15,300, according to the National Weather Service.
Wednesday eveningwill be the seventh largest in US lottery history.
Mega Millions tickets are $2 each. In most jurisdictions, players can add Megaplier for an additional $1 to multiply their non-jackpot prizes. Drawings are conducted at 11:00 PM ET on Tuesdays and Fridays in Atlanta.
– Megan Cerullo contributed reporting.
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