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Mega Millions® Jackpot Stands at $241 MILLION
3/19/2012 11:44:24 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (March 19, 2012) – The heftiest Mega Millions® jackpot seen in a year is advertised for Tuesday night.

The $241 million jackpot touts a cash option of $170 million.

The odds of winning it are long, about 1 in 175 million. Responsible play is urged.

South Carolinians wanting to take a chance on Tuesday night’s drawing must purchase tickets by 10 p.m. for the 11 p.m. drawing.

Mega Millions® tickets are $1 and are available at lottery retailers statewide.

Players can purchase Megaplier® for an extra $1 to see their non-jackpot winnings multiplied by the Megaplier® number selected. Match 5 white balls with Megaplier® to win an automatic $1 million.

Good luck, South Carolina!

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