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DES MOINES, Iowa — A large Mega Hundreds of thousands lottery jackpot ballooned to $1.02 billion following no 1 matched all six quantities Tuesday night and received the major prize.
USTIN – Income for the Tuesday, July 26 Mega Thousands and thousands drawing go on to surge, resulting in the jackpot prize being improved to an estimated annuitized $830 million. The jackpot is the third premier jackpot prize in recreation background and the fourth most significant in U.S. lottery heritage. Tuesday’s drawing offers a cash value value an approximated $487.9 million. If there is no jackpot winner for tonight’s Mega Thousands and thousands drawing, the jackpot prize for the Friday, July 29 drawing will roll to an estimated annuitized $1.025 billion.
Considering the fact that the get started of 2022, 5 Texas Lottery players have won next-tier Mega Hundreds of thousands prizes of $1 million or larger, including two in the course of the current jackpot operate. A Houston resident claimed a $1,000,510 second-tier prize for the drawing held on May perhaps 13 and an Ingram resident claimed a $2 million next-tier prize for the drawing held on June 17.
The biggest Mega Hundreds of thousands jackpot was $1.537 billion on Oct 23, 2018, for a ticket marketed in South Carolina, the lottery reported. A $1.05 billion jackpot was gained by a team of 4 players in Michigan on January 22, 2021.
Over 24 several hours, visitors to the Mega Thousands and thousands web site arrived at 62 million requests, Kilbane reported. There was so a lot targeted visitors to the Mega Hundreds of thousands site Tuesday night, that quickly just after the 11 p.m. drawing, the web site was down for a time — even though it appeared to boost as visitors slowed.
Four Mega Thousands and thousands jackpots have been won this calendar year in Tennessee, California, New York and Minnesota.
Mega Thousands and thousands is performed in 45 states as perfectly as Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The sport is coordinated by condition lotteries.