Eye on $625 Mega Millions Jackpot Winner in Tuesday’s draw
Mega Millions Tuesday’s draw Result
Mega Millions Tuesday’s draw (January 12), is the eighth-largest in U.S lottery history with massive $625 million jackpot first prize. It is the largest lottery draw in nearly two years due to months without a winner of the first prize.
The big prize for the Powerball, the other US national lottery game, is not far behind at $550 million for Wednesday night’s drawing.
The jackpots promoted by lotteries refer to the winnings of those who opt for annuities paid out over 30 years. Nearly all jackpot winner actually take the cash option, which would be an estimated $458.8 million for Mega millions and $411.4 million for Powerball.
Those dreaming of instant wishes might want to remember that the odds of winning Powerball are one in 292.2 million. They are even steeper for Mega Millions at one 302.5 million.
Mega Millions and Powerball are both played in 45 U.S states including Washington D.C and U.S Virgin Islands. Powerball is also played in Puerto Rico.
Mega Millions Tuesday’s jackpot would be the game’s fourth biggest and the eight largest in U.S lottery history.