At the next drawing Tuesday, lottery players will have a shot to snag $361 million.
And Americans do love buying lottery tickets.
The Mega Millions jackpot is no slouch, either.
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Green Airport were also affected by the outage, but the disruption was temporary and the system is back online. All airports were back on line after wait times for travelers that were longer than usual, it said.
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In the most recent week, United States production dipped modestly to 9.75 million bpd from 9.79 mln bpd the previous week. In the meantime, Brent crude oil price dwindled by six cents standing at 64.04 dollars per barrel.
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Two militants were killed and reports said one more is in the building that was being hit by heavy weapons. Until the body of third militant is recovered nothing can be said with authority, they added.
Mega Millions made a change in October, giving you more numbers to choose from and making it harder to hit the jackpot. The jackpot is about $440 million or a $278.3 million cash option, the highest since August 23, when a ticket sold in Chicopee won a $758.7 million jackpot. "But with the $553 million Cdn. jackpot right at the start of 2018, we are certain the new year will be even more successful for us in terms of online Powerball ticket sales". With slightly better odds than the Powerball game, it's rare that months pass without someone winning a Mega Millions jackpot. The numbers drawn were: 4 - 10 - 18 - 28 - 62, MB 7 Megaplier 2X. Just behind that is the $648 million jackpot split by two winners on December 17, 2013.
Mega Millions' next drawing is scheduled for Tuesday evening, and Powerball's for Wednesday evening. The record Mega Millions jackpot is $656 million - three tickets shared that jackpot on March 30, 2012.
The official Ohio Lottery site offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.