The jackpot for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing, which was originally reported to be $790 million, has grown again.
- So many people have been buying tickets that the prize has increased to $830 million -- making it the third-largest jackpot in the game's history, lottery officials say. Tickets can be purchased for the drawing until 10:45 p.m. EST.
- But before you run out to buy a ticket, you might want to keep this in mind: The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot -- for which you'd have to match all five numbers and the Mega Ball -- are 302,575,350 to 1. Although the odds of winning $1 million by matching just five numbers are better, you still have only a 1 in 12.6 million chance of doing that, according to lottery officials.
- How close have you gotten to winning the Mega Millions jackpot?