No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Now $868 Million

A worker processes lottery tickets

A worker processes lottery tickets

No winning lottery tickets were sold for Tuesday's draw, Mega Millions officials said.

The Mega Millions jackpot rose from $667 million after no one hit the six numbers drawn on Tuesday, extending a winless streak for the top prize that has lasted since July. The winning numbers are 3, 45, 49, 61, 69, and 9, with a megaplier of 5. The chance of matching all six numbers and taking home the grand prize is one in 302.5 million, while the odds of winning any Mega Millions prize are one in 24, Reuters reported.

The $667 million jackpot refers to the annuity option, paid out over 29 years.

A worker processes lottery tickets on October 16, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is at least $667 million and combined with a high Powerball jackpot the total winnings has crossed a total of $1 billion.

There was no victor for Tuesday night's Mega Millions.




The jackpot is the largest in the game's history, second largest overall.

In 2016, there was a $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot, according to Reuters.

Now, there's more than a billion dollars up for grabs between the Mega Millions and the Power Ball drawing. The cash option, which is favored by almost all winners, is $380 million.

The odds of winning a jackpot remain abysmal at 1 in 258.9 million for Mega Millions and 1 in 292.2 million for Powerball.

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