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The winning numbers for the $720 million Mega Millions jackpot were released Friday night. Nos. 29, 40, 47, 50 and 57 and a Mega Ball 25.
But there was no jackpot winner in Friday night’s latest drawing of the lottery game, and the prize for the next drawing on Tuesday rose to more than $820 million. Almost all grand prize winners choose to cash in, with an estimated $422 million up for grabs on Tuesdays.
The potential jackpot is the fifth largest in the game’s history, Mega Millions said in a statement early Saturday.
There was no immediate information on whether the winning jackpot tickets had been sold.
After that the jackpot hitdrawing $640 million on Tuesday. There have been no Mega Millions jackpot winners since April 18.
Friday’s jackpot meanwhile is the fifth largest in Mega Millions history. A potential winner can choose to pay a total of $370.5 million before taxes, or go with an annuity option consisting of an immediate payment, followed by 29 annual payments.
Friday’s drawing featured eight tickets matching five white balls for a $1 million prize. Two each were sold in Florida, New Jersey and North Carolina, one in California and one in Michigan, MegaMillions said.
There are four Mega Millions jackpots north of $1 billion, including a $1.537 billion jackpot in October 2018, when a winning ticket was sold in South Carolina.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.58 million.