No winning Mega Millions ticket; combined jackpot climbs to $1.2 billion

Alicia Cross
October 18, 2018

No Mega Millions ticket had all six winning numbers in Tuesday night's drawing for what was a $667 million top prize.

The odds of winning with a $2 Mega Millions ticket are one in 303 million.

The estimated cash value of Friday's jackpot is $494 million.

No winning lottery tickets were sold for Tuesday's draw, Mega Millions officials said.

Tuesday's drawing had already been the highest Mega Millions prize pot ever recorded, with what would have a $667 million payout.

People around the country waited to see if their Mega Millions ticket matched the numbers drawn Tuesday night. The chance of matching all six numbers for the Mega Millions and taking home the grand prize is one in 302.5 million.

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The winning ticket was purchased at Bigs Aztec Corner Store on North St. Mary's Street near West Commerce in the downtown area, according to the lottery website.

The previous largest single jackpot of $758.7 million was won last year by Mavis Wanczyk, a 53-year-old mother of two from MA.

Mega Millions is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The largest jackpot in Mega Millions history was a $656 million prize that was shared by winners from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland in March 2012.

The Mega Millions drawing takes place at 8 p.m. Friday, while Powerball's draw is slated for 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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