The primary Mega Hundreds of thousands drawing of the brand new 12 months can be an enormous one, as nobody received Friday night time’s $685 million jackpot.
The highest prize elevated to $785 million earlier than the subsequent drawing on Tuesday night time.
No ticket bought for the drawing matched all six numbers drawn Friday night time, Mega Hundreds of thousands stated in a press release early Saturday morning.
The numbers chosen on Friday are 1, 3, 6, 44, 51 and Gold Mega Ball 7.
The jackpot has grown so giant because of lengthy odds of a couple of in 302.6 million, which has resulted in 22 straight attracts with out a huge winner.
The prize, valued at $785 million, is up for grabs for the winner who chooses to be paid out by means of an annuity with annual checks over 29 years. Nearly all winners decide up the money, which is estimated at $395 million for the subsequent drawing.
The jackpot is the most important for the reason that $2.04 billion Powerball prize received in California on November 8. No winner was introduced for that file payout.
“Solely thrice earlier than has the Mega Hundreds of thousands jackpot topped $700 million, and all thrice these rolls have continued over $1 billion,” Mega Hundreds of thousands stated.
Mega Hundreds of thousands is performed in 45 states, in addition to Washington DC and the US Virgin Islands.