Two winning tickets, one sold in Idaho and the other in Washington, will result in a split of the $355 million MegaMillions pot. Are your odds of winning worse when more people play? You may be surprised at the answer!
67 tickets matched the 1st 5 numbers giving those folks $250,000 more than they had. The largest pot according to lottery officials was $390.000 split by winners from Georgia and New Jersey in March 2007.
According to officials in California there’s still a MegaMillion ticket yet to be claimed to the tune of $340,608. Only the state of New York requires winners to make a public appearance.
The next pot will be $12 million with a cash payout of $7.5 million.