Mega Millions players will have another chance on Friday to end months of losing and finally win a jackpot that has grown to $1.35 billion.
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The new jackpot drawing on Friday night will be another milestone in the game, Mega Millions officials said early Wednesday.
The Mega Millions jackpot increased to an estimated $940 million after another drawing resulted in plenty of losers but not a single grand prize winner.
Lottery players will have a chance to ring in the New Year with a $640 million bonus in their bank account as a drawing is held Friday, Dec. 30, 2022 in the Mega Million game.
The holiday shopping season — for Mega Millions lottery ticket buyers, at least — is ramping up as officials say the estimated jackpot for Tuesday night’s drawing has surpassed half a billion dollars.
Lottery officials may not know for a while who won the money because winners don’t have to come forward straight away.