BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — After no winners on Tuesday, the estimated jackpot for the October 19 Mega Millions drawing has been raised to $970 million, becoming the largest jackpot in Mega Millions History.
The jackpot is now also the second-largest prize in lottery history, second only to the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot in January 2016.
The Mega Millions jackpot has been growing higher and higher since it was last won on July 24, 2018, when a group of 11 co-workers in California shared the $543 million jackpot.
The estimated cash value for the current jackpot is $548.6 Million. All estimated jackpot amounts are before taxes.
Drawings are held at 11 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays.