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$919m MegaMillions jackpot set to challenge record book

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October 15, 2018 – Lottery lovers are in a frenzy after MegaMillions soared to an unprecedented USD$654 million (AUD$919m) over the weekend.

The jackpot rose over USD$100 million after no one claimed Saturday’s USD$548 million (AUD$770m) jackpot.

The estimated USD$654 million (AUD$919m) is the second highest jackpot in the game’s history, just $2 million shy of the record. It would also be the fourth-largest jackpot of all time, with only two Powerball drawings outranking the current MegaMillions records.

The next drawing is on Wednesday October 17th – and there’s a chance the total could inch into a MegaMillions record.

Australian residents aged 18+ (excluding South Australian residents) can bet on the outcome of this lottery at Lottoland and chance their arm on this enormous prize.

Previous Australian MegaMillions winners at Lottoland include a 56-year-old grandmother of eleven who won AUD$1.3 million and a 32-year-old mother of nine who won AUD$808,000.

Lottoland recently broke the world record for biggest online gambling payout with a AUD$137m winner, but should someone’s numbers come up here the payout would drastically eclipse the previous record.

The official draw takes place on Wednesday, 17th October, at approximately 2:00pm AEDT.

Results are based on the official US MegaMillions draw, with Lottoland.com.au the provider of the approximate AUD$919 million* prize.

 

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*Payout as 30-year annuity or discounted lump sum at the players discretion. Subject to 38% reduction as per T&C’s.

 

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Lottoland Australia – [email protected]

 

About Lottoland Australia

Lottoland is an Australian registered company, regulated in the same way as all other corporate bookmakers, such as BetEasy, Sportsbet, and Ladbrokes.

We have paid out more than $35 million in winnings since the beginning of 2016, including one $1.3 million winner last year.

We have more than 700,000 registered customers in Australia.

We are investing more than $30 million this year in sponsorship and promotions, including our sponsorship of sporting clubs such as Manly Rugby League Club in Sydney and the Sydney Swans in the AFL.

Lottoland Australia also supports the Royal Flying Doctors in Darwin with an ongoing relationship.

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