Mega Millions $548 million jackpot numbers revealed

Kenny Grant
October 14, 2018

With the Mega Millions jackpot rising to $548 million for Friday's drawing at 8 p.m.

The grand prize increased to the third-largest jackpot in the lottery's history, after no tickets matched all the numbers in the Tuesday drawing.

The drawing on Tuesday would have granted the victor the sixth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history.

The Tuesday drawing marked the 22nd consecutive one where nobody matched all six numbers drawn, according to the lottery website.

Since 2000, the store has sold three multi-million-dollar jackpot tickets, the owners said, as well as dozens more winners of $1,000 or more.

The largest jackpot in Mega Millions history was won in March 2012.

The jackpot soared all the way to $654 million. Not bad for a couple of $2 tickets.

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The biggest prize won on a single ticket was for $543 million.

The winning numbers were 4-24-46-61-70 and a Mega Ball of 7.

The Powerball drawing, set for Saturday at 10:59 p.m., has a jackpot of $314 million.

The cash option for Friday night: $309 million.

Saturday's jackpot has a cash option of $179.4 million.

To play: Select five balls 1-69 and a Powerball 1-26.

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