Get ready for (potentially) your biggest and best Christmas ever. The Mega Millions Jackpot will be worth 320-million dollars on its next drawing. And that just happens to fall on, you guessed it, Christmas Day.
“The largest Mega Millions jackpot ever offered on Christmas Day will be on tap for next Tuesday, December 25 – an estimated $321 million ($193.7 million cash),” the Mega Millions press release reads. “No ticket matched all six numbers drawn Friday night – the white balls 10, 13, 61, 62 and 70, plus the gold Mega Ball 5.”
This jackpot has only been in existence since 2002. In those 16 years, the jackpot has only fallen on Christmas four times. 2015 was the last time the jackpot drawing landed on Christmas day. However, of those four drawings, there have been no winners on Christmas.
The Mega Millions Jackpot has become a household name in the last few years as they have had a few billion dollar drawings. The most recent billion dollar jackpot happened in October of this year. The winning numbers gave one lucky person 1.5 bil.