Mega Millions Jackpot Jumps To $522M Ahead Of Tonight’s Drawing

Posted at 2:26 PM, Jul 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-24 14:26:36-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Mega Millions jackpot jumped again Tuesday afternoon, pushing further into record territory at $522 million.The next drawing will be held Tuesday night. The payout has a cash option of $308 million.The current jackpot would be the fifth highest payout in the game’s history. The highest jackpot for Mega Millions was $656 million on March 30, 2012. The overall odds of winning the jackpot are one to more than 302 million.The Powerball jackpot also is high, standing at $147 million, with a $89.1 million cash option. The next Powerball drawing is Wednesday night.