Mega Million Jackpot Grows to $17 Million - Monday 12th of June 2006

UNITED STATES – The jackpot is growing once againin Mega Millions. Less than a week after a ticket sold in Middlesex County,New Jersey won an estimated $47 million jackpot, Mega Millions excitementis building. A total of 381,456 tickets from coast to coast were winners inthe Tuesday, June 6, 2006 drawing. Since no ticket matched all six numbers,the jackpot for the Friday, June 9, 2006 Mega Millions drawing grows to anestimated $17 million.

The winning numbers in Tuesday's drawing were: 05-29-35-52-53 and theMega Ball number was 9.

Six tickets came within just one number of the jackpot. They matchedthe first five numbers and only missed the Mega Ball number. Those ticketswere purchased in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Yorkand Texas.

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

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

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