Mega Millions jackpot skyrockets to $405 million

October 5, 2018

Friday night’s Mega Millions Jackpot has skyrocketed to an estimated $405 million dollars after the winnings rolled over from Tuesday evening’s drawing. This is the 8th largest jackpot in Mega Millions history.

The numbers drawn on Tuesday were 2, 22, 29, 31 and 34 including the gold mega ball 1.

In previous years, the jackpot has been won 12 times in the month of October. The largest prize in October to date, was a $200 million dollar ticket sold in Virginia. If won, tonight’s jackpot would be the largest jackpot ever won during the month of October.

If one single ticket were to claim the $405 million dollar jackpot, the lump sum payment would bring a $235 million payout..

If you do happen to beat the odds, here’s what you should know:

You can watch the Mega Millions drawing tonight right before the WRAL News at 11 p.m.

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