MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The giant Mega Millions jackpot continues to climb ahead of Tuesday’s drawing.
The jackpot increased to $865 million, which is the second-largest prize in the game’s history and the third largest in U.S. lottery history.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Joining In The Fight Against Global Pandemic
The Mega Millions jackpot hasn’t been won since September 15.
The winner of the multi-state Mega Millions jackpot can choose to get their jackpot in 30 annual installments or take a lump-sum payment of $638.8 million before taxes.
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The Powerball Jackpot swelled to an estimated $730 million after there was no single winner in Saturday night’s drawing.
The winner of this jackpot can also choose to get their jackpot in 30 annual installments or take a lump-sum payment of $546 million before taxes.
Should someone win the Powerball jackpot on Wednesday, it would be the fourth-largest jackpot in the game’s history and the sixth-largest in U.S. lottery history.
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Be sure to watch the Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday and the Powerball drawing on Wednesday night during the CBS4 News at 11, your official lottery station.