LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Mega Millions jackpot for tonight's drawing is up to $257 million.
The cash option of the prize is $139 million.
The jackpot has been climbing from a starting amount of $12 million back on Oct. 4.
Mega Millions tickets cost $1.00 per play. Players may pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers - five different numbers from 1 to 75 and one number from 1 to 15 - or select Easy Pick. You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.
The Megaplier feature increases non-jackpot prizes by 2, 3, 4 or 5 times; it costs an additional $1 per play.
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