No winner in Mega Millions; jackpot now $654 million
DES MOINES (AP) — No winning lottery ticket was sold for the Mega Millions draw Friday night, meaning the jackpot climbs to $654 million.
Mega Millions officials said no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $548 million grand prize. The numbers were 4, 24, 46, 61, 70 and Mega Ball 7.
The next draw is on Tuesday, when the estimated jackpot for will be the fourth largest lottery prize in United States history.
The jackpot has been growing since July, when a group of California office workers won $543 million.
It costs $2 to play the game, but the odds of instant wealth are not good. The chance of matching all six numbers and winning the jackpot is one in 302.5 million.
Mega Millions is played in 44 states as well as Washington, DC, and the US Virgin Islands.
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