Lottery officials revealed Saturday that no one had a ticket with the winning numbers - 4, 24, 46, 61, 70 and Mega Ball 7. Those winning tickets were sold in California, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
PHOTO: A Mega Millions lottery ticket is seen in NY in this July 1, 2016 file photo.
Typically once it's known whether or not someone won, MegaMillions updates its website to either restart the jackpot at $40 million or to increase the estimated jackpot for the next drawing on Tuesday if no one won.
NY has sold the most Mega Millions jackpot winnings in game history, with 35 wins in the last 16 years.
In order to win the jackpot, you'll need to match all five white balls and the yellow Mega ball.
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The tally of lives lost across the South stands at 14, including the victim found in the rubble of Florida's Mexico Beach. Rain got into the modest home, just north of Lynn Haven in the Panama City area, and it had started to smell of mold.
If you're looking for a tiny hint: the numbers 17 and 12 have been drawn twice as Mega Balls since August 31.
The cash option for Friday night: $309 million.
The second-largest jackpot was $648 million.
The $548 million jackpot refers to the annuity option, paid out over 29 years.
Mega Millions is played in 44 states as well as Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The jackpot, the third-largest in Mega Millions history, soared after no one won the big prize in Tuesday night's drawing. Aside from the 2012 Mega Millions, the other larger jackpots were the $758.7 million Powerball on August 23, 2017 and the $1.6 billion Powerball on January 13, 2016.