The record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million on March 30, 2012, was shared by winners in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.
A $648 million jackpot was won in California and Georgia on Dec. 17, 2013.
Mega Millions is also a multi-state lottery and one of America’s two biggest lottery jackpot games. Jackpots start at $40 million, and other prizes pay from $1 million to $2 million or more with a Megaplier.
The odds of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are one in 303 million.