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The jackpot was the nation's third-largest lottery prize. It grew so large because no one had matched the game’s six selected numbers since April 15. That’s 29 consecutive draws without a jackpot winner.
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
The giant jackpot is the nation's third-largest prize and is the result of 29 consecutive drawings without anyone matching all of the game's six numbers.
By Associated Press
A single ticket sold at the KC Mart in Simpsonville, South Carolina, matched all six numbers to win the Mega Millions jackpot.
By Jack Jones, Michael Warren, Associated Press
People tend to overestimate the likelihood of events that have a low probability, like winning the Mega Millions or investing in the next Apple.
By Gretchen Frazee
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