The next Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday.
Don't count on making a deposit for anywhere close to $1.6 billion if you win the Tuesday night drawing. It's the largest jackpot ever, edging past a 2016 Powerball drawing that held the previous record for $1.586 billion.
Kentucky Lottery spokesman Chip Polston says there is one thing you should immediately do if you have a winning ticket.
As more tickets sell, chances grow that at least one buyer will pick all six winning numbers. The estimated cash option is almost $905 million.
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Ticket sales peak on Tuesdays and Fridays, the days of lottery drawings. If the amount of money up for grabs tells you anything, a lot of people are buying tickets and dreaming of getting rich. The federal government takes 25% before the check is handed to the victor, and collects remaining taxes when due. With the potential to become a billionaire on the line, many people are clamoring for the next drawing.
Lottery fever is running rampant, and North Carolina players have as good a chance as anyone at winning the games.
Still, many secondary prizes need to be claimed, some ranging as high as a million dollars.
"The odds for the ninth prize level - for matching just the Mega Ball - are calculated by combining the odds of selecting the Mega Ball and the odds of not selecting any of the five numbers from the first set of numbers drawn", according to the Mega Millions FAQ page.
The jackpot has been growing since July, when a group of California office workers won $543 million. But the ever-increasing jackpots have left them ever-more dependent on those massive payouts because prizes that once seemed so huge now seem nearly puny in comparison. Check the local news of the Mega Millions website for the winning numbers.