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No Mega Millions victor Friday; jackpot climbs to $493 million

25 July 2018

Players hit the jackpot in Mega Millions by matching the five white ball numbers (1-70) and the golden Mega Ball number (1-25).

According to lottery officials, the largest jackpot in Mega Millions history was $656 million back on March 30, 2012.

The jackpot has risen to an estimated $433 million, the Massachusetts State Lottery said. 10 largest lottery jackpots in historyThat's a $254 million cash payout.

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The next drawing will take place on Tuesday. The largest lottery victor won in MI was Donald Lawson, a Lapeer man who won a $337 million Powerball jackpot.

The odds of winning both jackpots are 1 in 75 quadrillion - that's 15 zeros - according to data scientists at Allstate.

Then, on Saturday night, Powerball draws for $130 million. Do we know yet if anyone won the Mega Millions jackpot?

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The odds of winning any Mega Millions drawing is about one in 302 million.

Since joining the multi-state Mega Millions game in 2013, Florida has had more than 41 million winning tickets totaling more than $604 million in prizes.

If you snag the winning ticket, the amount can be claimed up to one year from the date it was drawn.

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No Mega Millions victor Friday; jackpot climbs to $493 million