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The numbers are in! Mega Millions jackpot reaches $667M, largest in drawing's history

5 years 7 months 1 week ago Tuesday, October 16 2018 Oct 16, 2018 October 16, 2018 9:52 PM October 16, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ


BATON ROUGE - The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $667 million, the largest in Mega Millions history. Between last Wednesday's and Friday's drawing, Mega Millions sales in the state totaled $1.25 million, according to the Louisiana Lottery.

The $667 million is up for grabs in Tuesday's drawing. People have until 9 p.m. to purchase tickets for the 10 p.m. drawing.

If someone wakes up Wednesday a multi-millionaire, they are encouraged to do a few things before cashing in the ticket.

Before claiming the prize, the lucky winner must first sign the back of the ticket to prove ownership. Lottery officials also recommend the winner contact an attorney or financial advisory to help with the process.

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