The US Mega Millions lottery has reached a world record breaking jackpot of $1.6 billion USD, approximately $2.2 billion AUD.
After jackpotting an amazing 25 times to get to the phenomenal prize pool, interest in the lottery has reached fever pitch around the world.
The previous largest lottery prize record was $1.586 billion USD for the US Powerball on 13/1/2016, while the largest winning Mega Millions draw was $656 million on 30/3/2012.
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For your chance to win all or a slice of the massive jackpot you need to have all six winning numbers on one game entry. US Mega Millions is similar to Australian Powerball, you need to select all 5 winning numbers from one draw of 1 to 70 (the white balls) and then also have the 1 number from the second draw of 1 to 25 (the yellow balls).
The $1.6 billion Mega Millions draw will happen around 2pm AEDT on Wednesday, 24/10/2018 (Australian Time).
Play US Mega Millions – buy your tickets here (entries close Wednesday 12:30pm AEDT)
If the Mega Millions is not won on Wednesday, it will rollover again for a 26th time.