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Mega Millions lottery jackpot grows to $415 million for July 1, 2016 drawing

No winning tickets have been sold since March 8th
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Posted at 5:38 AM, Jun 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-29 08:32:50-04

One lucky person could celebrate this year's Fourth of July holiday by winning the third largest Mega Millions lottery jackpot.

The jackpot for the July 1, 2016 drawing is now an estimated $415 million after no tickets matched all six numbers drawn in Tuesday night's drawing. The cash value of the jackpot is $286 million.

The winning numbers in the June 28th drawing were 15, 17, 20, 35, 55 with 7 as the Mega Ball.

The $415 million is the largest Mega Millions jackpot since December 17, 2013 when winning tickets sold in Georgia and California split a $648 million jackpot.

Lottery officials report the jackpot has rolled over thirty-two times since it was last won on March 8.

Each Mega Millions ticket costs one dollar to purchase. The deadline buy a ticket for the $415 million jackpot is 10 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 1.

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