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Never has the sixth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history seemed so small.
The biggest winner in the record-setting nearly $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot last night is somewhere in South Carolina. Meanwhile here in the Tar Heel State, the NC Education Lottery says there were some winners in the drawing.
This jackpot dwarfs the previous Mega Millions top prize when back in 2012 it crested at $656 million.
You now have the chance to become a billionaire. The estimated annuity jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions drawing has just been raised to $1 billion.
Lottery fever is sweeping the nation with million dollar dreams. After both the Mega Millions and Powerball lottery produced no winners this week, Americans are still hoping for champagne wishes and caviar dreams.
The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $970 million, inching ever-closer to the $1 billion mark.
Lottery officials raised the estimated prize Wednesday, less than a day after another drawing without a winner increased the prize to $868 million.
A judge ruled Monday that a New Hampshire woman who won a Powerball jackpot worth nearly $560 million can keep her identity private, but not her hometown.
A New Hampshire woman who says she won a $560 million Powerball jackpot in January is losing about $14,000 a day in interest as she fights a legal battle to remain anonymous, according to her attorney.