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Mega Millions jackpots set to increase

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The Mega Millions drawing is getting a makeover and it’s going to mean bigger jackpots.

Beginning in October, jackpots will start at $15 million instead of $12 million.

The jackpot will grow faster with a minimum of $5 million for each rollover.

Runner up prizes will jump to a minimum of $1 million and a maximum of $5 million.

The odds of winning smaller prizes are improving but your chance of hitting the big jackpot will get worse - from one in $175 million to one in nearly 260 million.

A single Mega Millions ticket will still be $1.

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