"Mega Millions Jackpot Jumps to USD 586 MILLION for Tue.17th December"
As predicted by lotto experts all over the lottery world - the US$ 550 Mega Millions jackpot has seen its first increase without even rolling over and before the next draw takes place tomorrow - Tuesday 17th December 2013.
An extra US$ 36 MILLION has been added to the most sought after lottery
jackpot prize in the world this afternoon - meaning that the Mega
Millions Jackpot jumps to USD 586
MILLION without even trying!
The reason for this huge increase to the already massive US$ 550 MILLION Mega Millions jackpot is that people from all over the world have been out to buy lottery tickets for the Mega Millions in much greater numbers than is normal due to the enormous size of the jackpot.
This huge surge in Mega Millions Ticket sales since the jackpot on Friday 13th went unclaimed for the 21st consecutive time has resulted in adding this US$ 36 MILLION further funding to the ever-swelling jackpot pool.
Since Friday - at US$ 550 MILLION - the MegaMillions jackpot has been proudly standing in 4th place of the all-time record lottery jackpots to have been offered around the world.
Now - as the Mega Millions jackpot jumps to USD 586 MILLION - it still just rests in that 4th place position - only US$ 1.5 MILLION shy of becoming the 3rd biggest lotto jackpot ever to have been won around the globe.
To give you an idea of how these record-breaking lottery jackpot wins stack up - here is a quick glance at the all-time biggest lottery wins in history to date...
1st - US$ 656 MILLION Mega Millions jackpot won on March 30th 2012 by 3 tickets in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.
2nd - US$ 590.5 MILLION Powerball jackpot won on May 18th 2013 by Gloria Mackenzie from Florida.
3rd - US$ 587.5 MILLION Powerball jackpot won on November 28th 2012 by 2 tickets in Arizona and Missouri.
4th - US$ 586 MILLION Mega Millions jackpot still waiting to be won and likely to grow even bigger.
Looking at this list it is easy to see how we could well be very close to witnessing a brand new world record lottery jackpot before too long - possibly as soon as tomorrow evening!
With another 29 hours to go before the next historic Mega Millions draw takes place - there is still plenty of time for the current Mega Millions 550 USD Jackpot to grow even bigger as USA Lottery players from all over America clamour to Buy Mega Millions tickets in the hope of striking lucky with the BIG one.
Just another small Mega Millions jackpot increase of anything over US$ 1.5 MILLION will put the current mega Millions prize in 3rd place overall in the history of lottery jackpots - whilst it is not inconceivable to imagine a further US$ 70 MILLION + being added to the jackpot coffers over the next day and a bit - which will indeed result in the Mega Millions becoming the new all-time biggest lottery jackpot in history.
So - as the Mega Millions jackpot jumps to USD 586 MILLION the day before the draw occurs - now is the time for lottery players the world over to get in on the action and secure their Mega Millions tickets in the hope that they will become a part of lottery history.
Tuesday 19th February 2019
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UK – EuroMillions |
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Italy – SuperEnaLotto |
Spain – La Primitiva |
UK – UK Lotto |