Be Prepared for Winter Weather with the $344 million Mega Millions Jackpot!

Tonight’s gigantic MEGA MILLIONS jackpot is an estimated $344 million.  The cash option for the estimated $344 million MEGA MILLIONS jackpot is $184 million. 

If you won the estimated $344 million MEGA MILLIONS jackpot, you could prepare for winter weather.  You could purchase:

7,644 new Kentucky-manufactured Ford Expeditions to travel the roads;
-  191,111 trips to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands to escape the cold weather;

-  550,400 snow blowers to clear your walk-ways;
-  13.8 million sleds for hilly fun with family and friends;

-  57.3 million 25-pound bags of de-icing rock salt for your driveway.

If a player chooses to take the annuity payment, it would be paid out with one immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments, each payment 5% larger than the previous one.   

Tickets for tonight’s MEGA MILLIONS drawing are just $1 each and can be purchased at any of the Kentucky Lottery’s retailers.  The drawings take place at 10:58 p.m. ET/9:58 p.m. CT on Tuesdays and Fridays.                                                  

The Kentucky Lottery is reminding everyone to PLAY RESPONSIBLY!  We encourage responsible play and our players NOT to spend more than they can afford.  Keep it in perspective because the odds of winning the MEGA MILLIONS jackpot are very high, about one in 259 million.