Mega Millions Increases to $865 Million

CHARLESTON, W.VA. –– Due to a continued high volume of play, the estimated annuity jackpot for the Tuesday, January 19 drawing has been increased to $865 million, making it the 2nd largest in the game’s history. The estimated cash value is $638.8 million.

Tickets can be purchased at any West Virginia Lottery retailer for $2 apiece, or $3 with the Megaplier option, which increases your non-jackpot prizes. All tickets must be purchased by Tuesday at 9:59 pm ET.

To play, players select five numbers from 1 to 70 and one Mega Ball number from 1 to 25. There are nine prize tiers, ranging from $2 to the jackpot.