The winning ticket was sold at a Publix supermarket in Neptune Beach, a town along the Atlantic Coast near Jacksonville. The jackpot was the third-largest in U.S. history.
Friday night's jackpot was already a whopping $1.35 billion, but since there again was no winner the next one could break the $1.537 billion record set in 2018.
Fiscal 2023 marked the eighth consecutive year the lottery surpassed the $1 billion mark in profits for education.
The lack of a jackpot winner in the Friday drawing sent the top prize soaring to an estimated $820 million. The potential jackpot is the fifth largest in the history of the game, Mega Millions said.
The new jackpot for the next drawing is the third-largest in the history of the game, coming behind the world record $2.04 billion jackpot won last year and the $1.586 billion jackpot won in 2016.
The Mega Millions' estimated jackpot has increased to a total of $1.35 billion — the second-largest jackpot in the game's history, officials say.
No one won the estimated $940 million jackpot Friday, pushing the lottery prize to the third-largest Mega Millions in U.S. history ahead of the next drawing Tuesday night.
The Mega Millions jackpot increased to an estimated $940 million after another drawing Tuesday resulted in plenty of losers but not a single grand prize winner
Winning the lottery is a dream to many. But if you were to possess a winning lottery ticket in reality, experts say there are a number of things you should do to protect yourself.
Monday night's Powerball drawing has been delayed, as one participating lottery needs more time to carry out security procedures, lottery officials said.
The game's jackpot has increased to an estimated $1.6 billion — one of the largest in U.S. lottery history.
There were no big treats from the Halloween night Powerball drawing, meaning the next drawing Wednesday night will be for a massive $1.2 billion jackpot.
It's the second-largest Powerball jackpot and if no one wins tonight, Powerball officials say the grand prize is expected to grow to $1 billion for the drawing on Halloween night.
Most states do not currently grant anonymity to lottery winners. Some lawmakers have tried to change that in recent years out of growing privacy and safety concerns.
LaQuedra Edwards had put $40 into a lottery vending machine at a supermarket in Los Angeles when "some rude person" bumped into her, causing her to buy a different lottery ticket than she intended.