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Mega Millions jackpot swells to $400 million

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to an estimated $400 million.No one matched all six numbers in Friday night's drawing. The numbers were 7-20-40-54-69, with a Mega Ball of 12. Friday's $353 million prize would have been the fifth-largest jackpot in the multistate lottery game's history.The next drawing is Tuesday.The jackpot has been rolling since January 3.The biggest lottery prize in the U.S. was a $656 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot in 2012.Mega Millions changed its rules in October to help increase jackpots by lowering the odds of winning the top prize. That means the chances of winning the jackpot are now about 1 in 259 million. It used to be about 1 in 176 million....

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    California Lottery officials say the second of two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot has come forward to claim the prize.Steve Tran of Northern Calif...

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  3. Mega Millions modificó sus juegos, que parecen estar funcionando con premio de 400 mmd

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  4. Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $550M, fourth-biggest prize in history

    One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions pr...

  5. Nobody wins $425M Mega Millions jackpot; officials raise prize to $550M for Tuesday's drawing

    One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions pr...

  6. Winning tickets for $648M Mega Millions jackpot sold in California, Georgia

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  7. Mega Millions jackpot soars to over $580 million

    Jonathan Serrie reports from Atlanta

  8. Mega Millions Jackpot Soars To $586 Million

    If a winning number isn't selected on Tuesday night or on the following drawing, scheduled for Friday night, the jackpot could reach $1 billion for Christmas Eve.

  9. Dreams of riches: What makes Mega Millions players think they can defy staggering odds?

    It's the ultimate fantasy: Walk into a store, plunk down a dollar and with nothing but extraordinary luck — you win a giant lottery.The odds of that happening are as...

  10. Georgia Mega Millions winner in 'state of disbelief'

    On her way to work, Ira Curry heard on the radio that one of the winning lottery ticket numbers was her family's lucky No. 7. She called home, her daughter checked t...

  11. On her way to work, Georgia woman realizes she has won the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot

    A Georgia woman has come forward to collect half of the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.Ira Curry, of Stone Mountain, says she'll take the lump sum pa...

  12. Lucky winners hit Mega Millions jackpot

    Jonathan Serrie reports from Atlanta

  1. Two winning tickets drawn in $400M Mega Millions jackpot

    An estimated $400 million is up for grabs in the latest Mega Millions jackpot.Tuesday night's potential jackpot would be the sixth-largest lottery prize in U.S. hist...

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    Why do we keep depending on other countries?

  3. Winner of February's $425 million Powerball jackpot wants to remain out of the spotlight

    The winner of one of the largest Powerball jackpots in history has finally come forward — but he still hasn't quite revealed his identity.B. Raymond Buxton, a Northe...

  4. La lotería Mega Millions promete un premio mayor de 400 millones de dólares

    Washington, 13 dic (EFEUSA).- La lotería Mega Millions, que ha modificado sus apuestas para competir con Powerball, sorteará esta noche en Estados Unidos un "gordo" ...

  5. Mega Millions jackpot reaches $425M on brisk ticket sales

    The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has been boosted to $425 million because of heavy sales.Paula Otto, the Virginia Lottery's executive director and Mega...

  6. Gran premio de lotería Mega Millions se eleva a 425 millones de dólares en EEUU

    El premio gordo de la lotería Mega Millions se incrementó a 425 millones de dólares debido a la gran venta de boletos.Paula Otto, directora ejecutiva de la Lotería d...

  7. Mega Millions jackpot climbs higher, could pass previous record of $656M before Tuesday

    Lottery officials say the next Mega Millions prize could surpass last year's record $656 million jackpot.No one won the $425 million prize on Friday night. And offic...

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