Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $977 million

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Unclaimed Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches an Estimated $977 Million for Upcoming Drawing

The excitement and anticipation continue to build as no lucky winner has emerged from the recent Mega Millions drawing held on Tuesday, March 29th. Consequently, the jackpot for the upcoming drawing on Friday, March 31st, has witnessed a significant surge and is now estimated to be an impressive $977 million, according to the official lottery announcement.

Although no player managed to hit the jackpot on Tuesday, there were still reasons to celebrate as four fortunate individuals each walked away with at least $1 million in winnings. Mega Millions, the second-largest lottery game in the United States, has a long history of creating instant millionaires and multi-millionaires with its random number combinations.

The winning numbers for Tuesday’s drawing were 24, 46, 49, 62, and 66, while the Mega Ball number was 7. The Megaplier was 2X. Players who matched just the Mega Ball number were also rewarded with a $10 prize, making every ticket a potential winner of some sort. The starting price for a Mega Millions entry is $2, and the rewards range from the base prize to the life-changing jackpot itself.

For those who dream of winning the top prize in Friday’s drawing, they could potentially take home a substantial lump sum payment of $421.4 million (one-time payout). Alternatively, they could opt for the annuity option, receiving an initial payment followed by 29 annual installments.

The Mega Millions drawings take place every Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. ET, offering players ample opportunities to join the excitement and potentially change their lives forever. As of now, the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday, March 30th, stands at an impressive $687 million, further fueling the collective imagination and excitement of lottery enthusiasts across the country.

Stay tuned as we continue to bring you updates on these thrilling draws, and remember – your lucky numbers might just be a ticket away from making history. Good luck!