Mega Millions New Year's Day Jackpot Up To $425 Million

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(Mega Millions)

BOSTON (WBZ-AM) -- The jackpot for Mega Millions that will be drawn on New Year's Day has risen to an estimated $425 million, with a cash option estimated at $254.6 million.

The jackpot was last hit October 23 in South Carolina. The $1.537 billion jackpot was the largest in Mega Millions history. This is the 20th drawing since then. 

Tickets, which cost $2, can be purchased until 10:45 p.m. Tuesday. 

Meanwhile, Powerball will be drawn Wednesday night, with an estimated jackpot of $53 million.

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