We could all use some life-changing money. All you need is a little bit of luck.
Are you feeling lucky? Well, nearly $1 billion could be won in New York State over the next few days.
Mega Millions Jackpot Closes In on $500 Million
No ticket matched all the six of winning numbers for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing. There have now been over 20 drawings since the last time someone hit the jackpot.
That means Friday's Mega Millions jackpot will be at least $494 million. Friday’s drawing will be the 22nd of the current jackpot run, which began on August 2 after nearly $1.4 billion was won in Illinois on July 29, officials say.
If anyone wins the $494 million jackpot, it would be the eleventh-largest jackpot in the 20-year history of the game, according to lottery officials.
In related news, the Powerball jackpot continues to surge to new heights after no one won the big prize for Monday night's drawing. The Powerball jackpot is now $421 billion.
The next Powerball drawing is set for Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 11 p.m.
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KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state
Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration, Stacker compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.
Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.