Someone in Wisconsin could be a lot richer Friday night.
The Mega Millions Lottery jackpot is worth about $548 million. It’s one of the 10 largest jackpots in US history, and the 3rd largest Mega Millions prize ever. Winning won’t be easy – the odds are reportedly 1 in 302.5 million of matching all 6 numbers. If you do win, you can elect to get 30 annual payments that add up to the $548 million, or a cash payout of $309 million, before taxes.
The Mega Millions costs $2 to play, and the drawing is at 10 pm. Local 5 will have the numbers for you on our 10 pm newscast.