Grand prize in Tuesday night’s drawing is highest since March 2014

BRAINTREE, MA (JUNE 27, 2016) The Mega Millions jackpot for the Tuesday, June 28 drawing is an estimated $390 million. The cash option on the prize is an estimated $265.4 million.

Last hit on March 8, this jackpot has been growing for 31 consecutive drawings without a top prize winner.  The $390 million jackpot is the game’s highest since a $414 million jackpot that was hit on March 18, 2014.  The highest-ever Mega Millions jackpot is $656 million, hit on March 30, 2012.

Mega Millions tickets are $1 each and can be played in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Tickets for Tuesday’s drawing can be purchased until 10:45 p.m. that evening at Massachusetts Lottery retailers throughout the state.  Drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 p.m. ET in Atlanta, GA.

The Powerball jackpot for the Wednesday, June 29 drawing is an estimated $222 million.  The cash option on the prize is an estimated $151.5 million.

Mega Millions drawings are available locally via the Lottery’s website –, and can also be viewed on the Lottery’s official Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts.

Tom Duggan

Tom Duggan

Tom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying Attention TV/Radio Program, lectures on media bias and police issues, is a former Lawrence School Committeeman, former political director for Mass. Citizens Alliance, and a 1990 Police Survivor. You can email your comments to

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