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Friday, March 14,
Mega Millions at $353 Million for
BOISE - The Mega
Millions jackpot is now an estimated $353,000,000 for tonight’s draw. Combined with the popularity of the Idaho
Lottery’s 25th Anniversary Game, the Idaho Lottery is encouraging
every participant to play responsibly.
Mega Millions sales have increased by 30% over the same time period from
a week ago. The 25th
Anniversary Game is currently the best-selling Scratch GameTM
in Idaho. As the weekend draws closer,
some retail locations may experience higher than normal volumes of
traffic. Players are advised to plan ahead
as there may be lines to purchase tickets.
is the fifth largest Mega Millions jackpot in the game’s history and the 12th
largest jackpot in United States history.
Players wanting to purchase a Mega Millions ticket have until 7:55 p.m.
Mountain Time tonight, Friday, March 14, 2014 to do so.
Idaho Lottery Public
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ABOUT THE IDAHO LOTTERY
The Idaho Lottery responsibly provides a variety of
entertaining games featuring Powerball, Mega Millions, Scratch GamesTM, and PullTabs
with a high degree of integrity to maximize the dividend for Idaho public
schools and the permanent building fund. Since their inception in 1989, the
Idaho Lottery has sold over $2.5 billion in products, awarded over $1.5 billion
in prizes to players, returned more than $148.2 million in retail commissions,
and distributed $600.5 million in Lottery dividends to Idaho public schools and
the Permanent Building Fund. To learn more, please visit www.idaholottery.com.