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Mega Millions jackpot up to $244 million

(FOX19) - Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is up to a whopping $244 million.

Players pick five white balls and one Mega Ball when filling out a play slip or they can choose the Quick Pick option where the computer chooses their numbers. 

The cash option for the jackpot is $155.7 million. 

There are nine ways to win: 

  • Match 5 + Mega Ball = $244 Million Jackpot
  • Match 5 + No Match = $250,000
  • Match 4 + Mega Ball = $10,000
  • Match 4 + No Match = $150
  • Match 3 + Mega Ball = $150
  • Match 2 + Mega Ball = $10
  • Match 3 + No Match = $7
  • Match 1 + Mega Ball = $3
  • No Match + Mega Ball = $2

 

For an extra $1 per play, players can multiply their prizes by 2, 3, or 4 times the original prize amount (for all prizes except the jackpot). 

Tickets for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing are $1 each and can be purchased at any lottery retailer. The drawings take place at 10:58 p.m. ET/9:58 p.m. CT on Tuesdays and Fridays.                                                   

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