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Mega Millions jackpot up to $425M

2 years 11 months 3 weeks ago December 13, 2013 Dec 13, 2013 Friday, December 13 2013 December 13, 2013 10:10 AM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Lottery officials announced Friday that the Mega Millions jackpot increased to $425 million for tonight's drawing.

Lottery officials in Virginia, where Mega Millions is based, said heavy sales are boosting the jackpot amount. A winner choosing the cash option would win $228 million before taxes.

Tickets will be on sale in Louisiana until 9 p.m. Friday, with the drawing happening at 10 p.m.

Mega Millions is played in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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