No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Jumps To $654 Million

It's not yet known whether anyone had bought a winning ticket.

With the Mega Millions jackpot rising to $548 million for Friday's drawing at 8 p.m.

There was no victor for Mega Millions' Friday jackpot, pushing Tuesday's jackpot to $654 million.

The Mega Millions winning numbers will be drawn Friday night and Powerball's winning numbers will be drawn on Saturday.

Teja said games with large prizes generate large interest throughout the country, though MA ranks first in per-capita spending on the lottery.

The chance of matching all six numbers and winning the jackpot is one in 302.5 million.

The next drawing is Tuesday night with the jackpot expected to be around $654 million.

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The prize money increased by $78 million when no one won Tuesday's drawing. Friday's jackpot is likely to beat the third-highest total of $540 million from July 2016, depending on ticket sales. The current Powerball jackpot has ballooned to $314 million.

Vanessa Coleman

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