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Mega Millions jackpot up to $224 million and growing

Oct. 23, 2014 – The Mega Millions® jackpot is up to $224 million and growing. That’s a couple hundred million reasons for players to visit a WyoLotto retailer for a chance to win the next drawing on Friday, Oct. 24.

The Mega Millions jackpot has not been hit since the Wyoming Lottery started selling tickets on Aug. 24. The last time someone won the Mega Millions jackpot was on Aug. 22, when it stood at $180 million. The Powerball jackpot is up to $110 million, so between the two multi-state lotteries, there’s a huge amount of money on the table.

The Wyoming Lottery has paid out a total of of $390,114 to 74,511 WyoLotto players since it launched.

Mega Millions tickets cost $1 for each play, plus $1 for the Megaplier, which multiplies non-jackpot winnings by up to 5 times. Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 9 p.m. Ticket sales close at 8 p.m. Winning numbers can be found at wyolotto.com or by calling toll free 1-855-995-6886 (855-WY-LOTTO). Players can also subscribe to receive WyoLotto winning numbers notifications by email or text messaging. For more information, visit www.wyolotto.com/signup.

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