Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is $654 million

    Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is $654 million. // WSBT 22 photo

    Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is $654 million.

    That's not the only giant prize on the line this week. The Powerball jackpot is huge too.

    The two games have reached a combined jackpot total of $999 million.

    Mega Millions right now sits at $654 million.

    That is the second largest jackpot in the game's history and the fourth largest jackpot in US lottery history. It is big.

    The estimated cash value of the Mega Millions price is $372 million.

    The jackpot has been increasing since July 24. The last winner was a group of 11 co-workers in Santa Clara County, California,

    They shared a $543 million prize.

    The largest jackpot in Mega Millions history was a $656 million prize.

    Even though Tuesday's is a little smaller, there is no shortage of options of things to spend it on.

    “Oh goodness. I’d probably invest some of it. I don’t know what I would really buy to be honest with you at this point. Perhaps another car,” said Blaine Beckett, South Bend.

    “I would buy a house and probably another car,” said Amber Sumrall, South Bend.

    “A home, help my family and friend and needy and poor,” said Annette Washington, South Bend.

    “I could help a lot of people. A lot of people in my family could use it,” said Jerry Bell, Osceola.

    The Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday at 11.

    The Powerball is Wednesday at 10:59. The Powerball jackpot is right now $345 million. The estimated cash value is $199 million.

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