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.