MEGA Millions jackpot grows to $522 million

Posted at 1:00 PM, Jul 24, 2018

The MEGA Millions lottery jackpot has grown to more than a half-billion dollars.Currently at $522 million, the game’s winning numbers will be drawn at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24.Individual lottery tickets cost $2 and can be purchased up until 7:45 p.m.It’s the fifth-largest top prize in the game’s history. The largest MEGA Millions jackpot ever was $656 million in 2012. In that game, three winning tickets were sold in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland.The odds of hitting the jackpot are about one in 303 million.