Mega Millions jackpot has reached $1 billion

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The Mega Millions jackpot has just been increased to an estimated $1 billion for Friday night’s drawing.

The Virginia Lottery estimates more than 3 million Mega Millions tickets will be bought in the Commonwealth on Friday alone. Sales are always strongest on the day of the drawing.

At peak times on Friday, such as 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. when people typically drive home from work, the Lottery expects to sell at a rate of about 6,000 Mega Millions tickets per minute statewide. 

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