Record $1.55 billion Mega Millions jackpot is on the line

1. Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing could break records with a potential $1.55 billion jackpot.

2. The largest Mega Millions jackpot ever won was $1.537 billion in October 2018.

3. The estimated $1.55 billion jackpot was reached after no winner in the previous Friday's drawing.

4. The record jackpot has been building for months since the last win on April 18.

5. Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots increase when no one claims the top prize.

6. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.

7. The game is played across 45 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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