UPDATE: The Mega Millions jackpot was increased to $522 million ($308.1 cash) for the July 24 drawing. Just a reminder to our players to please play responsibly. It only takes one ticket for the chance to win.
The Mega Millions jackpot has topped the half-billion mark for Tuesday’s drawing, making it the fifth largest in the game’s history! Here are the details you need to know:
The latest figures put the jackpot at an estimated $512 million annuity, $303.4 million cash option for Tuesday’s drawing.
Tickets in the game cost $2 per play. For an extra $1 you can add the Megaplier option to multiply your prize from 2 to 5 times (except the jackpot).
If you’re looking to buy tickets for the big drawing, keep in mind that the sales cut-off time is 8:59 p.m. the day of the drawing. Mega Millions drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 p.m.
You can check the lottery website, the LotteryPlus mobile app, go to your local lottery retailer or call the Winning Numbers line at 515-323-4633 to find out the winning numbers after they’ve been posted. Good luck to everyone playing. Let’s go Iowa!