Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total $862 million

1013mega No Mega Millions Winner Jackpot Jumps To $654 Million

Friday night's Mega Millions drawing is worth $548 million to a single victor.

"I normally don't play the lottery, but I have an opportunity for a free ticket, so how could I not?" said Matt Zdan, who was waiting in line.

"When a (Powerball) jackpot or Mega Millions goes over $500 million, that's when you really start seeing an uptick in sales of those games", Teja said.

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"It's a chance. You can't win unless you play", said Jamiu Kolawole after he received his free ticket.

The lottery is also giving away free t-shirts and other items.

The Tuesday drawing marked the 22nd consecutive one where nobody matched all six numbers drawn, according to the lottery website. The jackpot has been growing since July 24, and the next drawing is set for Tuesday.

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The last Powerball victor matched the numbers on August 11.

The jackpot for Friday night's Mega Millions drawing has jumped to $548 million with a cash option of $309 million.

NY has sold the most Mega Millions jackpot winnings in game history, with 35 wins in the last 16 years. Saturday night's drawing was worth $314 million, provided someone held the ticket that matched all five numbers plus the Powerball. Not bad for a couple of $2 tickets.

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