No winning ticket was sold, next Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $1.6 bllion

Posted at 11:01 PM, Oct 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-20 08:28:38-04

6:30AM SATURDAY UPDATE | No winning ticket was sold in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, the jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion for the next drawing on Tuesday.

TAMPA, Fla. — Friday's $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was the largest in Mega Millions history. The approximate cash value for the $1 billion jackpot is $565 million.

Here are the winning numbers:

65, 53, 23, 15, 70
Mega Ball Number: 7

It should be known later Saturday or early Sunday morning if there was a winner for Friday's jackpot. If no one matched all five numbers and the Mega Ball, then the jackpot will grow even larger for next Tuesday's drawing.

Friday nights drawing was the second largest drawing in U.S. lottery history after no one matched all six numbers in Tuesday night's drawing. The all-time largest lottery jackpot in American history was the $1.586.4 billion Powerball jackpot on January 13, 2016. That jackpot had three winning tickets, sold to residents in California, Florida and Tennessee.