Who wants to be polumilliarda? The Mega Millions jackpot soared to $512 million

If you bought a lottery ticket Mega Millions, you have today, 24 July, stand a chance to win the sum that exceeds the GDP of some small countries.

On Tuesday, the jackpot popular lottery Mega Millions grew to $512 million. It is the fifth largest jackpot in 16 years of existence lottery.

What was the biggest jackpot Mega Millions?

The largest was awarded in March 2012 and the winning $656 million, it was shared by players from Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.

In all the States you can buy a Mega Millions ticket?

You can buy them in 44 States, the district of Columbia and the U.S. virgin Islands. Residents of Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina and North Dakota may purchase tickets online. Cost — $2.

How to win jackpot?

All «simply»: to match all 6 winning numbers.

Who wants to be polumilliarda? The Mega Millions jackpot soared to $512 million

How to find out if you have won?

You can check the Mega Millions website, subscribe to the newsletter by email, call the number indicated on the ticket, or simply watch the draw live. They are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.

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How many Americans play the lottery?

According to the survey conducted Galluр in June 2017, about 49% of adult Americans buy lottery tickets.

Who buys more tickets: men or women?

Men are more likely to buy tickets than women, whites more often than African Americans, and young people more often than old.

What state are you buying the most lottery tickets?

In 2015, it was Massachusetts, followed by Rhode island. Less interested in lottery tickets in North Dakota and Oklahoma.

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