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1013mega No Mega Millions Winner Jackpot Jumps To $654 Million

No Winning Mega Millions ticket, jackpot now $654 million

For those counting, that's more than a half-billion. The next drawing at 11 p.m. EDT Friday will offer the ninth-largest jackpot in US history.

The numbers are in for the Mega Millions jackpot, but nobody won the big prize, an estimated $548 million.

Almost $900 million is up for grabs in nationwide lottery drawings this weekend. It was the 22nd consecutive draw without anyone matching all six numbers.

Mega Millions' record haul was a $656 million jackpot shared by people in three states in 2012.

Friday's winning numbers numbers were 4-24-46-61-70 and a Mega Ball of 7.

The estimated $654 million total is the second-highest in the game's history.

Meanwhile, Powerball, which will be drawn on Saturday, has climbed to $314 million. The odds of winning are about 300 million-to-1. Powerball has yielded no winners since August 11.

The $548 million jackpot refers to the annuity option, paid out over 29 years. Odds of winning are about 292 million-to-1.

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