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June 06, 2019


As the MEGA MILLIONS® jackpot rises, remember to play responsibly

Tomorrow's jackpot is $530 million, making it the 7th largest in MEGA MILLIONS® history.

Dover, DE — After no winning tickets were sold in the last MEGA MILLIONS® drawing, the estimated annuity jackpot has soared to $530 million for this Friday’s drawing.

“It’s very exciting when a jackpot gets this high,” said Vernon Kirk, Director of the Delaware Lottery. “While we wish all of our Delaware Lottery players luck, we also want to remind everyone to always play responsibly.”

MEGA MILLIONS® drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 PM EST. You can purchase tickets for $2; The Megaplier option is an additional $1. Prizes on all Megaplier tickets are multiplied, except for the jackpot.

HOW TO PLAY: Players select five numbers from 1 to 70 and one Mega Ball number from 1 to 25. There are nine prize tiers ranging from $2 to the jackpot.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call the Delaware Gambling Helpline at 1-888-850-8888 or visit the Delaware Council on Gambling Problems, Inc. website at deproblemgambling.org. Free, professional, and confidential assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

About the Delaware Lottery:
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed nearly $5.2 billion to the state’s General Fund to help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in Delaware. The Lottery offers a variety of games: POWERBALL®, MEGA MILLIONS®, LOTTO AMERICA®, MULTI-WIN LOTTO, LUCKY FOR LIFE®, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, Keno®, Sports Lottery and Instant Games, iGaming, Video Lottery and Table Games. Delaware Lottery game and promotional details are available at delottery.com, at licensed locations, and from the Lottery’s office in Dover.

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