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Mega Millions® Jackpot Raised to $1.35 Billion, Game’s 2nd Largest

8/4/2023 12:15:03 PM

COLUMBIA, SC (August 4, 2023)Mega Millions® draws for a $1.35 BILLION jackpot tonight. The advertised amount was raised by $100 million today, leading up to the drawing at 11 p.m.

It now ranks as the game’s 2nd largest jackpot. The largest was a $1.5 billion jackpot won in Simpsonville, SC, in October 2018.

If won, the jackpot winner can elect to take a one-time cash payment of $659 million or the entire jackpot paid out in 30 annual installments over 29 years.

Odds of winning the Mega Millions® jackpot are about 1 in 303 million.

Good luck, South Carolina! Please, Play Responsibly!


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