4:04 PM CDT, March 30, 2012
The numbers are 46, 23, 38, 4, 2 Mega Ball: 23
The Mega Millions jackpot continues to grow by millions of dollars, making it the largest total in world history.
Tuesday’s lottery drawing failed to produce a winner for a $363 million prize, bringing the jackpot to $500 million on Wednesday. The jackpot jumped to a grand total of $540 million Thursday, which made it the largest jackpot in world history.
Now, the Mega Millions jackpot increased by $100 million, bringing Friday’s total to $640 million.
The winning numbers Tuesday night were: 9, 19, 34, 44 and 51. The Mega Ball was 24.
Lottery officials said the jackpot has been increasing since Jan. 24, when an Atlanta woman won a $72 million jackpot.
The winner of Friday’s jackpot could choose a cash option for the jackpot — the largest ever — is $462 million.
Officials said the odds of winning the jackpot are approximately one in 175 million.
The next drawing is on Friday at 11 p.m.
For frequently asked questions about the Mega Millions, click here.
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