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Mega Millions Jackpot Swells to $1.1 Billion

January 7th, 2023

CHICAGO, January 7, 2023 – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled again and is now worth an eye-watering $1.1 billion for the next draw on Tuesday, January 10.

The Powerball jackpot also rolled this week, and is now worth an estimated $325 million for Saturday night’s drawing. This means lottery players have over $1.4 billion up for grabs over the next few days.

This is the largest Mega Millions jackpot on offer since July last year, when a single ticket bought in Des Plaines, Illinois scooped the largest prize ever won in-State of $1.34 billion.

If a player wins Tuesday’s massive grand prize, it would be the third largest Mega Millions prize won in the game’s history.

Anyone could be next - all you need is a ticket to dream! There are over 7,000 Illinois Lottery retailers across the State and the Lottery also offers a convenient online channel at or via its app.

Mega Millions is played every Tuesday and Friday night, with the next draw taking place on Tuesday, January 10 at 9.59 p.m (CT). Powerball is played every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, with the next draw taking place on Saturday, January 8 at 9.59 p.m (CT).


About the Illinois Lottery

Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $24 billion (since 1985) to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and to special causes. For more information, visit