Mega Millions jackpot reaches $293 million; largest jackpot this year

Posted at 2:23 PM, Jun 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-14 14:23:01-04

History could be made if a Michigan Lottery player wins the $293 million Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday night.

This is the largest Mega Millions jackpot this year and if a Michigan player wins, it would be the state's largest Mega Millions prize. The last winner in Michigan was in 2014 in Port Huron with a jackpot of $66 million.

The cash option for the jackpot is $198 million.

The drawings take place on Tuesday and Friday evenings, and you can get your ticket for $1 at participating stores.