Biggest Christmas Jackpot of $348M to be Played in the US
On December 28, 2018, the Mega Millions lottery will draw the largest Christmas jackpot of $348 million. The company said that no one has yet won the jackpot on Christmas.The Mega Millions lottery has already played the Christmas jackpot, but no one has correctly called all six winning numbers. The draw took place on Tuesday, December 25, 2018. Back then, the jackpot was worth $321 million. The winning numbers were 8, 42, 50, 43, 2 and the mega ball 6. If someone gets all six numbers right this Friday, they can win the biggest Christmas jackpot ever. However, after deducting federal tax on hand, the winner will take about $210 million. According to the rules of the lottery, the winner will still be able to receive the full jackpot, but only if he agrees to annual payments that will be credited to the account for 29 consecutive years. Mega Millions lottery tickets can be purchased in the Virgin Islands, the District of Columbia and 44 US states. Also, on Wednesday, December 26, there will be a drawing from the Powerball lottery company. This time the lottery will draw a jackpot of $294 million. Recall that on January 1, 2019, a jackpot of 1 billion rubles will be drawn in the New Year’s draw of Russian Lotto. Also, 100 prizes of 1 million rubles each will be raffled off in the festive draw.