Mega Million Rises to $25 Million - Saturday 10th of December 2005

(PRESS RELEASE) -- The Tuesday, December 6 MegaMillions drawing really brought out the winners! A total of 377,183 ticketsfrom coast to coast won Mega Millions prizes, including four tickets that eachwon $250,000. However, no ticket matched all six numbers to win the jackpot.That means the jackpot for the Friday, December 9, 2005 Mega Millions drawinggrows to an estimated $25 million.

The winning numbers in Friday's drawing were: 06-10-26-30-33 and the MegaBall number was 16.

Pari-mutuel prizes means that prize amounts vary with the number oftickets sold and the number of winning tickets in each prize category.

The four tickets that each won $250,000 did so by matching the first fivenumbers and only missing the Mega Ball number. Those tickets were purchased inGeorgia, Maryland, New York and Ohio.

Mega Millions is played in 12 states: California, Georgia, Illinois,Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginiaand Washington.

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 PM EasternTime, 10:00 PM Central Time and 8:00 PM Pacific Time.

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