Mega Millions goes to $266 million dollars
Sat, 01 May 2010 23:00:48 GMT —
With no winner on Friday night, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot for Tuesday night's drawing has gone up to $266 million dollars.
The lottery has gone several weeks without a grand prize winner.
The winner numbers for Friday night were 14-20-41-47-53 with a Mega Ball of 40 and a Megaplier of 4.
Only 12 people got all five numbers with no Mega Ball winning $250,000 dollars each.
The estimated jackpot is now at $266 million dollars with a $165.2 million dollar cash value option.
The next drawing is set for Tuesday night.
Winners must match five numbers and a sixth "Mega Ball" to win the full amount.
Paying $1 dollar extra allows players to pick a Megaplier of 2, 3 or 4 can double, triple or quadruple their non-jackpot winnings.
The odds of winning the jackpot are approximately 1 in 175 million while the odds of winning any of the Mega Millions prizes are approximately 1 in 40.
Mega Millions is played in 12 states -- California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington.