640 MILLION MEGA MILLION FRENZY
There has been a Mega Millions Lottery frenzy. Right now, the jackpot for the Mega Millions has reached a record $640 million dollars, far exceeding the previous record of $390 million. This is the largest jackpot in world history. Tonight, Friday, March 30,2012. is the drawing for the Mega Millions and if a single person matches all six number they can receive a lump sum of $462 million or a yearly sum of $24.6 million annual payments.
The original jackpot for Friday's drawing was estimated at $476 million, but sales far exceeded expectations. This particular jackpot has been growing since January 24. 2012, when the lottery had its most recent winner. The odds are not good at winning. It is 1 in 176 million, but you will never know unless you buy a ticket, just for a dollar.
Mega Millions is played in 44 jurisdictions (42 states plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands). Drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time; 10:00 p.m. Central Time; 9:00 p.m. Mountain Time and 8:00 p.m. Pacific Time. If no one wins tonight, the jackpot could swell to $975 million. Good Luck!
Update: The Winning Numbers for March 30, 2012 Drawing Are: 2-4-23-38-46 Mega Ball 23
There were three lucky a winning tickets. The winning tickets were sold in Maryland, Illnois, & Kansas. Each one will splits the $640 million jackpot. Each ticket is worth $213 million before taxes.