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Mega Nothing Grow Mega Millions

By Tim State in News on Dec 15, 2007 7:22PM

12-15-07_MegaMillion.jpgNo one drew the winning combination for the Mega Millions last night, so the jackpot has now grown to $163 million. Folks, that’s winning “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire” 163 times! Illinois is just one of twelve states where we can play the Mega Millions. Twenty-one second prizes were drawn last night, though, each person winning $250,000 for matching five of the winning numbers. Two of those tickets were sold in Illinois -- one in Niles, and the other in Park Forest. 83 people picked four of the numbers, each winning $10,000. Six sold in Illinois.

For those who are superstitious, last night’s numbers were 4, 7, 12, 17, 30, and the Mega Ball was 44. The Mega Millions Web site lists the winning numbers for the last 25 games.

The next drawing is December 18.

Mega Millions photo by Mennyj.