Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $1 billion

In 1 hour, Texans bought $1M in Mega Millions ahead of $1B drawing

The numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 7.

It would be the largest lottery prize in US history - and is bound to continue growing - and joins five other top 10 drawings in the last three years.

Mega Millions tickets for Friday's drawing may be purchased online at MichiganLottery.com and at the Lottery's 11,000 retailers around the state until 10:45 p.m.

The jackpot grew more than $400 million since Tuesday night, when the payout would have been $667 million. You'd be more likely to be struck by lightning or attacked by a shark.

Lottery officials increased the grand prize just hours ahead of the Friday night drawing.

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The odds of winning are a miserable one in 302.5 million. That jackpot is nearly $500 million.

Fifteen tickets matched five numbers for second-tier prizes of at least $1 million. In California, for example, the lottery Thursday sold $5.7 million in Mega Millions tickets during the first half of the day.

Officials say that if there isn't a victor, the prize for Tuesday night's drawing would be $1.6 billion, tying the largest US lottery prize. The federal government takes 25% before the check is handed to the victor, and collects remaining taxes when due.

Friday's prize is second only to a Powerball worth $1.5 billion that was won by 3 tickets on January 13, 2016. "I also think that it creates a potential sense of regret to not be the one playing", she said.

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