Mega Millions Results: Jackpot grows to record $1.6 billion after no winner drawn Friday

No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion.

Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $1 billion grand prize in Friday night's drawing. The numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 7.

The next drawing will be Tuesday. The estimated jackpot for that drawing would tie the largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

The jackpot has been growing since July, when a group of California office workers won $543 million.

It costs $2 to play the game, but the odds of winning the jackpot aren't good. The chance of matching all six numbers and taking home the grand prize is one in 302.5 million.

Mega Millions is played in 44 states as well as Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to $1 billion, the highest Mega Millions drawing ever. This comes with a cash options of $565 million.

Eyewitness News also learned that two lucky Texans did win smaller prizes.

One person won $1 million with a winning ticket from the Valero on Bellaire Boulevard, and another person won $2 million from the Cove Country store on south FM-565 Road.

Clerks say both Country Cove stores in the Baytown/Mont Belvieu area have since been busy with customers buying tickets, including a customer who drove five hours from Louisiana to purchase one.
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