Friday at 10:45 p.m. eastern time is the last chance to buy tickets for the combined states Mega Millions lottery. Chesterfield time that's 9:45 p.m. on Friday.
The drawing for the record-breaking $640 million prize is 11 p.m. ET, Friday
The winning ticket is worth more than half a billion dollars! Email Chesterfield Patch if you win at firstname.lastname@example.org
CNN reports the biggest jackpot previously was $390 million in 2007, and $380 in 2011. The size of the jackpot is determined by how many $1 tickets are sold.
Skeptics calculate you have 1 in 175 million chances to win this thing. But you can't win if you don't play.
Lottery tickets are sold in Chesterfield at gas stations, grocery stores, Walgreens.
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