Check your tickets: Numbers drawn for the $830 million Mega Millions jackpot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) – It’s time to check your tickets to see if you’re America’s next multi-millionaire. The numbers have been drawn for the $830 million Mega Millions jackpot, the country’s third-biggest prize ever.

A new set of winning numbers was drawn Tuesday at 11 p.m. ET. The winning numbers are 7-29-60-63-66 and a Mega number of 15.

The odds of winning the grand prize are approximately one in 303 million. You have a better chance of getting a smaller win, like winning $1 million by matching five regular numbers but missing the Mega Ball. But even that is one in 12.6 million.

The biggest Mega Millions jackpot was $1.537 billion on October 23, 2018. This winning ticket was sold in South Carolina.

The current jackpot, the third largest in Mega Millions history, has grown so big because no one has matched all six numbers in the game since April 15. That’s 28 consecutive draws without a jackpot winner.

The $830 million prize is for winners who choose the annuity option, paid annually over 30 years. Most winners opt for the cash option, which for Tuesday night’s draw is estimated at $487.9 million.

Mega Millions tickets are sold in 45 states, Washington, DC and the US Virgin Islands.

Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday. Half of the proceeds from the sale of each Mega Millions ticket stays in the state the ticket was sold, where the money supports lottery recipients and retailer commissions. Lottery revenues are distributed differently in each jurisdiction.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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