Two Winning Tickets Sold For Tuesday's $400 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

If you purchased a Mega Millions lottery ticket in Florida or Maryland, check your numbers - you may be splitting a $400 million jackpot.

Lottery officials say two tickets purchased in those states matched all six numbers drawn Tuesday night.

The winning numbers are: 11, 19, 24, 33 and 51 with a Mega Ball of 7.

The jackpot is the sixth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

Florida lottery officials say their winning ticket was sold at a Sunoco convenience store in Merritt Island. In a tweet, Maryland lottery officials say the winning ticket there was sold in Charles County, south of Washington.

Mega Millions changed its rules in October to help increase jackpots. The game is played in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


Numbers have been drawn for the estimated $400 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot, but there was no immediate word on whether someone is holding a winning ticket.

The numbers drawn Tuesday night were: 11, 19, 24, 33 and 51 with a Mega Ball of 7.

The jackpot is the sixth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history, with a lump-sum option of paying out $224 million.

If no one hits all six numbers, the jackpot will rollover for Friday's drawing and start marching toward $500 million.

Mega Millions changed its rules in October to help increase jackpots by lowering the odds of winning the top prize.

Mega Millions is played in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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An estimated $400 million is up for grabs in the latest Mega Millions jackpot.

Tuesday night's potential jackpot would be the sixth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

If a single player matches all six numbers, the winner would have the option of taking a $224 million lump-sum prize.

Mega Millions changed its rules in October to help increase jackpots by lowering the odds of winning the top prize.

If no one hits on all six numbers, the jackpot rolls over to Friday's drawing and a grand prize that would start marching toward $500 million.

Mega Millions is played in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


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