U.S. Mega Millions website crashes as record jackpot draws clicks

U.S. Mega Millions website crashes as record jackpot draws clicks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Mega Millions lottery website crashed on Monday ahead of a record $1.6 billion drawing on Tuesday night.

Visitors to the website saw an error after more users than normal visited the site, leading it to crash, said a spokeswoman for the Maryland Gaming Commission, which administers the website. She did not know how soon the site could be restored.

(Reporting by Jessica Resnick-Ault; Editing by Marguerita Choy)

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Updated Date: Oct 23, 2018 00:06:40 IST

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