The Mega Millions prize is now over $1 billion, making it the fourth-largest in the game’s history.

After another drawing with no grand-prize winners, the current Mega Millions jackpot is now tied for the fourth-largest in the game’s history.

The numbers 5, 10, 28, 52, 63, and Mega Ball 18 that were drawn on Friday were not matched. This is the 29th time that this has happened since the last jackpot winner was told on April 18.

The current prize is worth about $1.05 billion, or $527.9 million if you want to take it in cash. That amount is tied for the fourth-largest jackpot in the history of Mega Millions with a jackpot won in January 2021.

Since April, when a ticket holder in New York matched all six numbers and won $20 million, the current jackpot has been slowly growing. (On April 14, when the last prize was won, it was worth $483 million.) The Mega Millions lottery said in a press statement that 46 people have won second-tier prizes worth $1 million or more since the last jackpot was won.

Five of these second-tier winners were picked on Friday night. One each was from Arizona, California, and New York, and two were from Pennsylvania. One of the winning ticket holders in Pennsylvania also bought the Megaplier choice. This made the winnings from Friday’s drawing worth $5 million.

“In the current Mega Millions matrix and Megaplier configuration, which has been in place since October 28, 2017, there has never been a Megaplier of 5x drawn at this extraordinary jackpot level,” says a part of the Mega Millions news release. “That means that a lot of prizes in other tiers have been multiplied by a factor of five!”

The next Mega Millions drawing will take place on August 1.

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