$1 million dollar lottery ticket sold in Kentucky; Mega Millions jackpot increases

A lottery ticket for the current record breaking $667 million U.S. Mega Millions jackpot is shown in this illustration

The record lottery jackpot was a $1.6 billion Powerball prize won in January 2016.

A record jackpot of $667 million was at stake on Tuesday night in the Mega Millions drawing. The winning numbers on Tuesday were 69, 45, 61, 3, 49, and the Mega Ball was 9.

That means the jackpot will climb to at least $868 million. Those who take the cash will receive a one-time lump-sum equal to all the cash in the prize pool - which is $494 million for Friday's drawing.

Mega Millions just keeps getting bigger and better.

$656 million, Mega Millions, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland) 4. The ticket matched the first five numbers without the Mega Ball. $648 million, Mega Millions, Dec. 17, 2013 (two tickets, from California and Georgia) 5. On April 22, 2005, a Port Huron couple, Ralph and Mary Stebbins, won $208 million playing Mega Millions. The next drawing will be Fri., Oct.19, 2018.

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Mega Millions is available in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

It costs $2 to play the game, but the odds of winning the jackpot aren't good.

The sales for all the tickets sold in MA for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing totaled about $6.824 million.

Lottery officials urge players to check their tickets.

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