Mega Million Jackpot at $61 Million - Tuesday 31st of January 2006

UNITED STATES – A total of 529,033 tickets wonprizes in the Friday, January 27, 2006 Mega Millions drawing, as players fromcoast to coast are watching the jackpot grow. Since no ticket matched all sixnumbers to win the estimated $50 million jackpot, the jackpot for the Tuesday,January 31, 2006 drawing grows to an estimated $61 million.

The winning numbers in Friday's drawing were: 02-07-08-18-29 and the MegaBall number was 46.

Nine tickets came within a heartbeat of winning the jackpot. Each matchedthe first five numbers and only missed the Mega Ball number. Those ticketswere purchased in California (1), Georgia (1), Illinois (1), Massachusetts(1), Maryland (2), Michigan (1), New York (1) and Ohio (1).

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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