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Mega Billions? Mega Millions Jackpot Raised to $1 Billion for Tonight’s Draw

MEDIA ADVISORY

Friday, January 22, 2021

Mega Billions? Mega Millions Jackpot Raised to $1 Billion for Tonight’s Draw

WHAT:  The Mega Millions jackpot has been raised to $1 billion for tonight’s draw.   As the draws get closer, some retail locations may experience higher than normal volume of player traffic. Players are advised to plan accordingly, as there may be lines to purchase tickets.  Players have until 7:55 p.m. MT on Friday evening to purchase a ticket to participate in the Mega Millions draw.

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