There were no tickets sold with all six numbers in tonight's drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery and the estimated jackpot for Tuesday's drawing will grow to $47 million.
One ticket with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, was sold at
Mar-Val Main Street Market in Escalon in San Joaquin County and is worth
One ticket with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, was also sold
in Oregon, Tennessee and West Virginia, and are each worth $250,000.
California law requires major payoffs of lottery games to be paid on a
The numbers drawn tonight were 1, 2, 23, 25, 55 and the Mega number was
39. The estimated jackpot was $39 million.
The drawing was the sixth since the last time a ticket with all six
numbers was sold.
The odds of matching all five numbers and the Mega number is 1 in
175,711,536, according to the Mega Millions website. The overall chance of
winning a prize is 1 in 40.
The Mega Millions game is played in 42 states, the District of Columbia
and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
--City News Service