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Mega Millions jackpot at $1.6 billion for winning numbers drawing tonight;

• ABC Chicago


People are snapping up tickets for Tuesday night's Mega Millions jackpot drawing.

The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is at a record $1.6 billion. It would be the largest jackpot prize in U.S. history and comes with a cash option of $904 million.

The winning numbers drawn Friday were: 15-23-53-65-70 Mega Ball: 7.

In the Loop Tuesday, lottery players continued to buy more tickets and fantasized about what they would do with more than a billion dollars.

"Take care of my family, pay off everybody's bills go on a long vacation," said lottery ticket buyer Susan McLaughlin.

John Castelli said if he wins he plans to retire and relax, so he's getting as many tickets as he can.

"I have played in other places and I thought this might be the lucky place," he said.

Linda Camper plans to help her family, her church, her community, then plans to head out of Dodge.

"Move to a tropical island, by myself," she said.