Jackpot for August 28 Drawing = $336 Million!
RELEASE DATE: 8/29/2009
Mega Millions officials announced today that the jackpot for the Friday, August 28 drawing ended up being higher than estimated. Sales of Mega Millions tickets were stronger than expected, so the jackpot, which was estimated at $333 million before the drawing, ended up being $336 million.
Two tickets matched all six winning numbers. Those tickets, which were bought in San Gabriel, California and the Bronx, New York, split the jackpot equally - which comes out to $168 million each, before taxes.