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Mega Millions Jackpot Now $830 Million

July 26th, 2022

The Jackpot Keeps Growing!

CHICAGO, July 26, 2022 – The next Mega Millions drawing is tonight, and the jackpot has just grown again - and now is a whopping $830 million.

There are multiple ways to play, so whether you’re at home or on-the-go, it’s never been easier for Illinois residents 18 years of age and older to get in on the fun by purchasing an Illinois Lottery ticket.

Tickets can be purchased in-store at any one of over 7,000 retailers across the State or online via the Illinois Lottery website or mobile app.

Every Mega Millions ticket is a chance to win - and a chance to dream. Earlier today, the Illinois Lottery provided suggestions for ways to spend a mind-boggling, life-changing windfall. What’s your dream?

The Illinois Lottery encourages all of its players to play responsibly. Play for fun, not funds; and set a budget and stick to it. For more information on how to play lottery games responsibly, please visit


About the Illinois Lottery:

Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $23 billion (since 1985) to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools and special causes.