The odds of turning a $2 Mega Millions ticket into a victor of any kind, including a $2 prize simply for matching the "Mega ball", are one in 24.
Since an 11-member office pool in Santa Clara County, California, hit a $543 million jackpot on July 24, there have been no winners over 22 drawings. Maybe you'll want to get in line at this South Land Park store before Friday night for one of the largest payouts in the game's history.
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An in-state Megabucks Doubler drawing will also take place tomorrow for an estimated $3.3 million in winnings. The payout was $309.2 million as the cash option. After Tuesday's picks this week, the jackpot climbed $78 million after no one matched all six numbers.
The $548 million jackpot Friday would have been the third-largest in Mega Millions history.
No winning lottery ticket was sold for the Mega Millions drawing Friday night, meaning the massive jackpot now soars to $654 million.