Mega Millions has upped the ante by one other $100 million.
The lack of a jackpot winner within the lottery sport’s newest drawing on Friday evening despatched the highest prize hovering to an estimated $820 million.
The numbers drawn late Friday have been: 29, 40, 47, 50, 57 and gold Mega Ball 25.
No tickets have been bought hitting all these numbers for the estimated grand prize of $720 million.
The estimated $820 million within the subsequent drawing on Tuesday evening would solely be distributed to a winner who chooses an annuity paid over 29 years.
Nearly all grand prize winners decide to take a money payout, which for Tuesday’s drawing is an estimated $422 million.
The potential jackpot is the fifth largest within the historical past of the sport, Mega Millions mentioned in a press release early Saturday.
Despite the sport’s lengthy odds of 1 in 302.6 million, gamers proceed to buy tickets as the scale of the grand prize grows.
The final time a Mega Millions participant hit the highest prize was April 18.
Friday’s drawing resulted in eight tickets matching 5 white balls for a $1 million prize.
Two every have been bought in Florida, New Jersey and North Carolina, with one in California and one other in Michigan, Mega Millions mentioned.
The Powerball jackpot additionally was approaching near-record ranges earlier than a tiny neighborhood retailer in downtown Los Angeles bought the profitable ticket for Wednesday’s drawing, price an estimated $1.08 billion.
Mega Millions is performed in 45 states, Washington, D.C., and the US Virgin Islands.