Mega Millions

There were no tickets sold with all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery and the estimated jackpot for Tuesday’s drawing will grow to $30 million.

One ticket with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, was sold in Oregon and is worth $1 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game, announced.

The numbers drawn tonight were 29, 41, 53, 54, 70 and the Mega number was 12. The estimated jackpot was $22 million.

The drawing was the second since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold.

The odds of matching all five numbers and the Mega number is 1 in 258,890,850, according to the Mega Millions website. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 14.71.

The Mega Millions game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands.

 

–City News Service

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