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Mega Millions jackpot reaches $548 million
Posted: 5:01 PM, Oct 12, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-13 00:01:47Z
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<p>Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets are displayed on January 3, 2018 in San Anselmo, California. </p>
There are 548 million reasons for you to buy a mega millions ticket tonight.
The mega millions jackpot is now the 9th largest in U.S. history at $548 million. The record hail for a mega millions prize is a $656 million jackpot shared by people in three states back in 2012.
If there is a winner tonight, the cash option payout is $309 million, minus taxes. Your odds of winning are one in 302.5 million.
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