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Mega Millions jackpot exceeds $430 million





For Immediate Release: Friday, July 20, 2018
Contact: Wade LaRoche, Public Affairs Manager, 605-773-5869

 

Pierre, S.D. – South Dakota Lottery players will have the chance to win a $433 million Mega Millions jackpot Friday.

 

The $433 million prize is the sixth largest in the game’s history and ranks 19th in U.S. lottery history. If a player wins Friday’s jackpot, the winner will have the option of one immediate payment and annual graduated payments for 29 years or one $260 million payment prior to taxes.

 

Mega Millions tickets cost $2 each. Players may also go for the big one by purchasing two chances to win the jackpot for just $3 with the Just the Jackpot option. Tickets purchased with the Just the Jackpot option are only eligible to win the jackpot prize.

 

The South Dakota Lottery urges all of its players to play responsibly. It only takes one ticket to win.