$785M Mega Millions prize is 6th largest in US history

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2023-01-03 14:20:19

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FILE – A customer fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket at a convenience store in Northbrook, Ill., on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An estimated $785 million Mega Millions jackpot set for Tuesday night will give lottery players a chance to start the new year with a lucrative bang.

The big prize is the sixth-largest jackpot in U.S. history and has grown so large because no one has all six of the game’s numbers for more than two months. There have been 22 straight drawings without a big winner, allowing the prize to roll…

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