Mega jackpot increases to $333 million for tonight’s drawing!

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An increase in Mega Millions sales has bumped tonight’s drawing to a whopping $333 million!  The increase now makes tonight’s drawing the second highest in Mega Millions history!

The last Mega Millions jackpot, worth $133 million, was won on July 7, 2009 by a lucky New York player.  Chris Crane, who won $42 million on October 3, 2008, was the last jackpot winner from Michigan.

In Tuesday night’s drawing there were 191,199 Michigan winners, including four $250,000 winners and 10 $10,000 winners.  In total, 2,472,384 people, in the 12 participating Mega Millions states, were winners.

Please contact Abbey Brewer in the Michigan Lottery Public Relations office to schedule any of the following with a Lottery official:

  • Live call-in radio interviews
  • Taped radio spots
  • TV interviews
  • Print media interviews
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Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery game in Michigan, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington.  Wagers cost $1 each and tickets may be purchased at more than 11,000 Michigan Lottery retailers statewide.  Jackpot winners may choose to take their winnings in either a discounted lump sum or 26-year annuity.  All Lottery winnings over $5,000 are subject to 25% federal taxes and 4.35% Michigan state tax.

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