(WOIO) – How would you like to ring in the new year as a multi-millionaire?

It could happen, you if try your luck at winning tonight’s mind-blowing Mega Millions jackpot worth $242M dollars. And if you win and choose to take the money and run, you will pocket a cool $154 million!

The jackpot for tonight’s highly-anticipated drawing was originally estimated at $237 million, but brisk sales nationwide prompted officials in the states participating in Mega Millions to increase that mega-amount.  
     
This jackpot has been growing since November 9th, when Mega Millions had its most recent jackpot winner. The jackpot has now rolled 14 times without a winner.

The odds of winning the jackpot are approximately one in 176 million. The odds of winning any of the Mega Millions prizes are approximately 1 in 40.

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Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News

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