April 15, 2024
Mega Thousands and thousands lottery tickets. Picture through @nypost Twitter

The Tenth-bigget jackpot in U.S. lottery historical past is up for grabs Friday night within the multi-state Mega Thousands and thousands sport, with gamers hoping to win a grand prize of $977 million.

Ticket gross sales for Friday’s drawing will finish at 7:45 p.m., with tickets bought after that eligible for the following draw. Friday’s drawing shall be held at 8 p.m.

For the twenty ninth consecutive time, no tickets matching all six numbers had been bought in Tuesday evening’s drawing. A ticket with 5 numbers, however lacking the Mega quantity, was bought at a liquor retailer in Sacramento and is price $1,748,612, the California Lottery introduced.

Three different tickets had been bought with 5 numbers, however lacking the Mega quantity, one every bought in Florida, Texas and Virginia. They had been every price $1 million, in line with the Multi-State Lottery Affiliation, which conducts the sport.

The numbers drawn Tuesday had been 24, 46, 49, 62, 66 and the Mega quantity was 7. The estimated jackpot was $893 million.

The percentages of matching all 5 numbers and the Mega quantity are 1 in 302,575,350, in line with the Multi-State Lottery Affiliation. The general likelihood of successful a prize is 1 in 24.

The Mega Thousands and thousands sport is performed in 45 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Lottery gamers can have one other likelihood to win huge on Saturday, when a $750 million jackpot is up for grabs within the multi-state Powerball sport. That drawing shall be held at 7:59 p.m.

–Metropolis Information Service