Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.28 billion — its second largest prize ever

2 million in cash (excluding taxes) will be the second-highest prize

The biggest jackpot in gaming history was $1.537

The second-biggest prize after Mega Millions was $1.

The current jackpot is the third-highest jackpot in U.S.

Mega Millions draw was held on Tuesday and the winning numbers were 7-29-60-63-66