No one has matched all five numbers and the gold Mega Ball since Oct. 1, when a single winning ticket was sold in Maryland. The winning numbers for Dec. 10 were: 05, 12, 22, 41 and 65, and the Gold Mega Ball number was 13. The Megaplier number was 2.
The record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million was split among ticket holders in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland last March.
Friday’s Mega Millions drawing will be held at 11 p.m. Live lottery drawings are shown on the New Jersey Lottery’s website, NJLottery.net.
Mega Millions tickets are sold in 43 states as well as the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 258,890,850. The overall chances of winning a prize are 1 in 14.7.
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