No winner: Mega Millions jackpot swells to $530 million

The Mega Millions jackpot continues to grow, zooming past the half-billion dollar mark when no one won Friday night’s drawing.

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Lottery officials announced that the next drawing on Tuesday will be worth at least $530 million, which would rank the jackpot eighth among the top Mega Million prizes. A winner deciding to take a cash option will take home about $304.7 million before taxes.

According to the lottery’s website, the winning numbers Friday were 8, 20, 26, 53, 64, plus the gold Mega Ball 15. The estimated jackpot before Friday’s drawing was $480 million, or about $276 million in cash.

No one has won the Mega Millions jackpot since April 15, when a ticket in Tennessee was worth $20 million.

The largest Mega Millions jackpot was $1.537 billion, and the winning ticket was sold in South Carolina for the Oct. 23, 2018, drawing.

While no one took home the grand prize on Friday, one ticket sold in Bakersfield, California matched all five white balls to win $973,668, according to lottery officials in California.

Mega Millions can be played in 45 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.