Record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The largest jackpot in Mega Millions history, estimated at $667 million, is up for grabs on Tuesday's drawing.

The Mega Millions drawing also marks the third-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.

Combined with Wednesday’s estimated Powerball jackpot of $354 million, Tuesday's estimated jackpot brings the jackpot total of the two national games to $1.01 billion.

This marks the fourth-largest combined figure ever with the record being set in January 2016.

Illinois residents at least 18 years old can purchase Mega Millions tickets by using the Illinois Lottery’s mobile app or by visiting the Illinois Lottery website​.