The Mega Millions jackpot is now the 3rd largest in lottery history and could become the 2nd biggest by the time the numbers are drawn at 11 pm tonight.

With a massive jackpot that means more and more people are going to go out and buy a ticket or two.

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So if you are looking to hedge your bet and get some lady luck on your side you might reconsider where you plan on buying your Mega Millions ticket.

According to a study done by nbcnewyork.com there is one store in the state that has sold more winning lottery tickets than any other chain of stores.

Before we get to the luckiest, looking at this list, there are a couple of great alternatives to go and get a lottery ticket from.

The 3rd luckiest store chain for lottery tickets is Wegmans. They sold 281 big winning tickets since 2012.

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The 2nd luckiest store chain is Tops. They have sold over 350 winning lottery tickets of $5000 or more since 2012.

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And now for the luckiest store chain to get your lottery ticket from:

7-11

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Yes, the convenience store chain has sold over 1000 winning lottery tickets that had a jackpot of $5000 or more.

So if you are looking for all the competitive advantages when it comes to winning over 1 Billion dollars with tonight's Mega Millions drawing, you may want to change your mind about where you buy your ticket from.

Heck, you might even want to buy a ticket from each store chain to help your chances of winning.

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