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.