Mega Millions numbers: Are you the lucky winner of Tuesday’s $87 million jackpot?

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Are you the lucky winner tonight? Take your tickets and verify your numbers. It is the Mega Millions lottery jackpot reset after a person was awarded the prize of $494 million on the 14th of October. 

These are the numbers that won from the drawing on Tuesday 5-9-15-16-17; Mega Ball: 25; Megaplier: 3X The expected jackpot for the draw is $87 million

Cash options are around $43.2 million. If there is no winner the jackpot increases in the following drawing. 

As per the game's official website the chances for winning the prize is 1 out of 302,575,350 The players pick the numbers of six from two distinct pool of number

which include five numbers ranging from 1 to 70, and one number between 1 and 25 or pick Easy Pick. A person can win the jackpot by making a match with the winning numbers from the draw 

Jackpot winners have the option of choosing to receive 30 payments per year with each one five percent higher than the previous one or a lump-sum payout. 

Mega Millions draws are held on every Tuesday and Friday and are available across 45 states as well as Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each.