Mega Millions Results: Jackpot grows to record $1.6 billion after no winner drawn Friday

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Marcus Solis has the latest on the growing Mega Millions jackpot.

The Mega Millions jackpot has skyrocketed to $1.6 billion, the all-time largest lottery jackpot, after there were no winners in Friday night's drawing. The estimated cash option is nearly $905 million.

The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday night's drawing was $1 billion, the largest in the game's history and the second largest in U.S. history.

Friday's Mega Millions numbers were: 65-53-23-15-70 Megaball: 7

There were four second-place winners in New York State, who each won a million dollars. Another million-dollar ticket was sold in New Jersey.

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The previous Mega Millions record was $656 million, shared by winners in three states in 2012.

The Mega Millions jackpot has not been won since July 24, when a California office pool of 11 coworkers shared $543 million -- the largest prize ever won on a single ticket in the game.

There have been 25 drawings without a jackpot winner since then, but there have been more than 34.4 million winning tickets sold across the game's nine prize levels.

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The biggest all-time lottery jackpot was a $1.6 billion Powerball prize in 2016.

Mega Millions jackpots start out at $40 million and roll over if there is no jackpot winner. Overall odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350. Tickets are sold in 44 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

You can watch the next Mega Millions drawing before Eyewitness News at 11 on Tuesday night.

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