$205 million Mega Millions jackpot largest
in more than year and a half!

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 26, 2013) - When Hoosiers hit the store in preparation for Thanksgiving dinner, they might want to remember to pick up what could be a sweet dessert - a Mega Millions ticket! 

Tonight's jackpot is $205 million, and it is the largest Mega Millions jackpot in more than a year and a half!

Wanna-be multi-millionaires haven't had a shot at a Mega Millions jackpot this big since March 2012 when the jackpot rolled to a staggering $656 million.

The deadline to get in on tonight's drawing is 10:44 p.m. Eastern.  Tickets cost just $1.

Players can watch Mega Millions drawings on Television on Fox 59 in Indianapolis,WFFT Local FOX in Fort Wayne, WNDU in South Bend, WTWO in Terre Haute and WEHT and WTVW in Evansville and WYIN in the northwestern corner of the state.

Profits from the sale of Mega Millions in Indiana stay in Indiana. The multi-state game is currently played in 45 jurisdictions: 43 states plus Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The Hoosier Lottery reminds all players to play responsibly. Must be 18 or older to play.  Gambling Addiction Referral Line: 800-994-8448.

ABOUT THE HOOSIER LOTTERY: Hoosier Lottery distributions benefit every county throughout Indiana. Each fiscal year, the Hoosier Lottery contributes $30 million to local police and firefighters' pensions, and $30 million to the Teacher's Retirement Fund. In fiscal year 2012, $147.6 million in Hoosier Lottery earnings helped reduce motor vehicle excise taxes by 50 percent.

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For more information, please contact Stephanie McFarland at smcfarland@hoosierlottery.in.gov.

 

Must be 18 or Older to Play. Please Play Responsibly.

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