Mega Millions numbers drawn for ninth-largest lottery jackpot

Nobody won Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot grand prize rises to $654 million

The next drawing will be Tuesday.

Friday's winning numbers numbers were 4-24-46-61-70 and a Mega Ball of 7. The potential payout on Saturday is the 24th-highest in the game's history.

The lump sum option for that jackpot pays $179.4 million.

Mass Lottery spokesman Christian Teja said this weekend's drawings will total over $865 million, with tomorrow's Powerball jackpot estimated at $314 million. The next drawing at 11 p.m. EDT Friday will offer the ninth-largest jackpot in US history.

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No winning lottery ticket was sold for the Mega Millions drawing Friday night, meaning the massive jackpot now soars to $654 million.

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

California is in second place, with 30 wins in its 13 years of participation in the game, and New Jersey comes in third, with 20 winning jackpot tickets sold since 2002.

The Powerball pot climbed after no winners in Wednesday's draw.

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