The Mega Millions Jackpot could wind up being one of the biggest ever, but what are your odds of winning ?

getty images

Back on October 22, Mega Millions made it more difficult to take home the big prize. The odds, which were 1 in 176 million, are now 1 in 259 million.

This is a product of the lottery company increasing the pool of numbers to choose from. Previously, lottery players chose five numbers, ranging from one to 56. It's now one to 75, but the sixth, gold ball has fewer numbers from which to choose, as the pool decreased from 46 to 15.

Since the change there have been "zero" winners, and the current jackpot could wind up close to 1 Billion Dollars by Christmas. Just remember you have to be in it to win it !!!!