Washington, DC – In this season of pomp and circumstance, the jackpot for the multi-state Mega Millions game drawing for Friday, June 7, has advanced to an estimated $530,000,000! The cash option on the prize is estimated at an esteemed $343.9 million. This jackpot is ranked seventh highest in the 23-year history of the Mega Millions game.

DC Lottery players have even more ceremonious reasons to take a chance on winning Friday’s jackpot thanks to the “Only in DC,” promotion. For a limited time, DC Lottery players who purchase $10 or more on a single Mega Millions ticket will receive a free $1 DC2 quick pick ticket.

Mega Millions is a $2 multi-state game drawn on Tuesdays and Fridays with a starting jackpot of $40 million which grows with each drawing that the top prize is not won. To win the jackpot, players must match all five numbers drawn plus the “Mega Ball” number. There have been 24 draws since the Mega Millions jackpot was last won on March 12, 2019.

Introduced in 2018, DC2 is a two-digit game played twice daily with starting wagers of just $.50. The top prize for DC2 is $50.

Both Mega Millions and DC2 can be purchased at any of the DC Lottery’s retailer locations throughout the District. Mega Millions tickets for Friday’s drawing must be purchased by 9:45 p.m. on the day of the draw. The drawing takes place at 11 p.m. Eastern Time in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information visit dclottery.com.