Mega Millions could balloon to $2B if nobody wins next drawing

12,000 tickets sold per minute as Mega Millions’ jackpot hits $1.6 billion

The jackpot would be an estimated at $905 million if awarded one one lump sum.

The jackpot numbers are: 28, 70, 5, 62, 65, with a Mega Ball of 5. That would make it the fifth-largest jackpot in US history.

No one has won the Mega Millions jackpot since July 24 when 11 co-workers in California split $543 million.

There's still a 1 in 302.6 million chance of hitting the jackpot.

With the jackpot rising to a record $1.6 billion for Tuesday nights Mega Millions drawing, lottery fever has swept the state and the nation.

As you might imagine, Mega Millions tickets are selling like insane where people can get them - in 44 states and the District of Columbia, plus the U.S. Virgin Islands.

In Kentucky you have until 10:45 p.m.to get your tickets tonight.

Khaled kept pointing to the sign that read the $1.6 billion prize saying "I'm gonna get me mine!" while a long line of people behind him swelled as the cashiers were spending all of their time printing up Khaled's tons of tickets.

The Powerball jackpot also has climbed.

Those unlucky on Tuesday can still try their luck the following day for the 620 million-dollar Powerball jackpot. Turns out, he had a lottery ticket worth $38.5 million and claimed he bought the winning ticket separately with his own money.

More than one set of winning numbers can be bought, though that would mean two or more people would have to share the massive payout. But the odds aren't especially favorable, at about 1 in 88 quadrillion (that's 88,000,000,000,000,000).

On average, that's $206.69 per person. Last year, they spent $72.97 billion on traditional lottery tickets, according to Gallup.

"Back in 1992, there was an Australian Cartel that tried to buy one of every Lottery ticket offered in Virginia", said Prof. She points out that some people don't necessarily play to win.

She said she'd first use the prize money to pay off her debt and save for her children's college tuition.

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