Mega Millions Numbers Announced

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A Mega Millions ticket
Courtesy: CNN

SACRAMENTO-

California Lottery plays bought millions of tickets Tuesday ahead of the evening’s Mega Millions drawing.

The numbers were: 8, 14, 17, 20, 39 and the mega number was 7.

The California Lottery said earlier Tuesday evening that, Californians bought  almost 23,000 Mega Millions tickets every minute during the 4 p.m. hour.

Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot was $636 million.

Lottery officials said that sales started strong Tuesday morning, with 7,345 tickets sold per minute between 6 and 7 a.m.

In the 22,798 tickets sold between 4 and 5 p.m., a reported $3,487,264 was spent.

If no one wins, the jackpot for Friday night’s draw could possibly pass $1 billion.

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