Mega Millions Jackpot Grows to $50 Million - Friday 27th of January 2006

UNITED STATES – Mega Millions players are feelingthe excitement as the jackpot continues to grow. When Tuesday's winningnumbers were drawn, they turned 414,489 tickets into Mega Millions winners.Each of those tickets matched one of Mega Millions' nine prize levels. Sinceno ticket matched all six numbers, the jackpot grows to an estimated $50million for the Friday, January 27, 2006 drawing.

The winning numbers in Tuesday's drawing were: 31-34-36-51-55 and the MegaBall number was 4.

Those three tickets that matched the first five numbers and only missedthe Mega Ball number were purchased in California, Illinois and Texas.

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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