That is no typo, that is a Billion with a “B” No that would be a nice little Christmas!
(CNN) When no winner was selected in Friday’s drawing, the jackpot rolled over to $550 million, the second-largest Mega Millions payout ever after the $656 million kitty collected in April.
The total could easily increase again before Tuesday night’s drawing.
So, the real question is: What are the chances of winning?
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Well, as CNN reported last week, you have a much, much better chance of being killed by an asteroid. And while those are long odds, they’re even longer than they were in early October.
That’s because on October 22, Mega Millions made it more difficult to take home the big prize. The odds, which were 1 in 176 million, are now 1 in 259 million.