Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $550M, 4th-Highest Ever
But your chances of winning are pretty slim
By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner
Posted Dec 14, 2013 12:54 PM CST

(Newser) – The Mega Millions jackpot reached its fourth-highest prize ever this morning after a winning ticket wasn't sold yesterday. The jackpot has climbed from $425 million to a whopping $550 million. (The highest ever? March 2012's $656 million.) This jackpot has been growing since Oct. 1, with 21 failed drawings. The next drawing is on Tuesday, but you won't win: The chances this time of winning all six digits is about 1 in 259 million.