The Mega Millions jackpot has jumped to $512 MILLION for Tuesday's drawing

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The Mega Millions jackpot has jumped to $512 MILLION for Tuesday's drawing, knocking on the door of the record $656 million set in March of 2012.

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That’s an increase of $19 million since the jackpot rolled to $493 million after Friday’s drawing. Officials say that reflects how strong sales are nationally for the Mega Millions game.

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