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Kentucky Lottery Offers Free Mega Millions Tickets Ahead Of Record Jackpot Drawing

Posted at 2:19 PM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 17:47:34-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Lottery will be giving away 250 coupons for Mega Millions tickets Tuesday morning to mark the record-breaking $1.6 billion jackpot.

The estimated $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot, which also comes with a $904 million cash option, is up for grabs Tuesday night.

The Kentucky Lottery will be hosting the give-away Tuesday beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Red Mile.

Officials will hand out 250 coupons for a free Mega Millions ticket on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Kentucky Lottery also will give away T-shirts and other items.

The giveaway will take place in the parking lot of Red Mile, 1200 Red Mile Road.