Mega Millions jackpot reaches $252 million
Illinois Lottery players now have the chance to win an estimated $252 million jackpot in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing.
While there was no winner in Friday's jackpot drawing, Illinois players still won more than 31,100 prizes, ranging from $2 to $40,000.
Illinois residents 18 or older can participate in the lottery drawing.
QUICK MEGA MILLIONS FACTS:
- Current jackpot is $252 million; cash option of $148 million
- Jackpots start at $40 million
- Overall odds of winning the jackpot 1:302,575,350
- Drawings are at 10 p.m. (CT) every Tuesday and Friday