Mega Millions jackpot at 3rd largest ever
POSTED: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 5:45pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 5:49pm
NATIONAL NEWS — People across the nation are buying up Mega Millions tickets for a shot at $363 million.
This is the third highest jackpot in the game's history.
The jackpot's prize has been growing since January 24, when $72 million was won by Marcia Adams in Atlanta, GA.
The odds of winning are 1 in 176 million.
Winners can choose between a reduced cash option or an annuity option that is paid out over 26 years.
The next drawing will take place Tuesday at 10:00 p.m. central time.