Friday night's Mega Millions drawing could bring $450M jackpot

07 January, 2018, 01:10 | Author: Cassandra Gardner

The Mega Millions odds are 1 in 302.6 million.

And that's prompting people to buy more tickets rather than just one.

Somebody in Florida will be waking up a multi-millionaire Saturday morning.

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The latest increase to the jackpot would be the fifth largest in Powerball history if someone matched all six numbers Saturday night. The Powerball jackpot also surged, sitting at $550 million, with a $348 million cash option, after no victor Wednesday.

The winning numbers drawn Friday night to claim the nation's 10th largest jackpot in any lottery and the 4th largest Mega Millions jackpot in the competition's history were 28-30-39-59-70-10.

In total, the Mega Millions drawing for Friday saw 21 million tickets sold according to CBS News.

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In 2013, an 84-year-old Zephyrhills woman was the victor of the largest single jackpot in American lottery history, valued at $590.6 million.

Kilbane says there were about $3 million in Mega Millions sales just for the one drawing earlier this week and about $4.5 million for the Powerball.

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