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Mega Millions™ jackpot rolls to $200 million

CHICAGO – March 14 2012--The Mega Millions jackpot rolled Tuesday night to $200 million for Friday night’s drawing. This is the first time the Mega Millions jackpot has rolled past $200 million in 2012. Winning numbers for Tuesday’s drawing were: 02, 08, 30, 36, 48 and the Mega Ball was 31.

While no one won Tuesday’s $171 million Mega Millions jackpot, there was a second place winner from Illinois who matched 5 of 5 numbers from a Quick Pick for a prize of $250,000. The winning ticket was sold at Casey’s General Store, 805 S. Sangamon Ave. in Gibson City.

Over the past 12 years, Mega Millions sales in Illinois have contributed an estimated $820 million to the Illinois Common School Fund and Capital Projects Fund.



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About Illinois Lottery

Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $17 billion to the state Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as the Capital Projects Fund. Players must be at least 18 years old.Code.