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With the Mega Millions® Jackpot Now at $1.1 BILLION, Please Remember to Play Responsibly

7/29/2022 10:00:13 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (July 29, 2022) – Mega Millions® jackpot has increased to $1.1 BILLION for tonight’s drawing!

The winner can elect to take the whole jackpot paid out in an annuity over 29 years or choose a one-time cash payout of $648.2 million.

If won, this will be the second largest prize in the 20-year history of Mega Millions, behind only the record $1.537 BILLION won in South Carolina on October 23, 2018 which remains the world’s largest lottery prize ever won on a single ticket.

The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350. Please remember to have fun but play responsibly during this historic Mega Millions® jackpot run.

South Carolinians looking to take a chance on the $1.1 BILLION jackpot, must purchase $2 Mega Millions® tickets by 10 p.m. tonight for the 11 p.m. drawing.

Good luck, South Carolina!

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