(WJW) — The current Mega Millions jackpot has become the tenth largest prize in the 20-year history of the game at an estimated $480 million.
The jackpot was up for grabs in Friday night’s 11 p.m. drawing. The cash prize is $260 million. The jackpot hasn’t been claimed since April.
The winning numbers are: 8, 20, 26, 53 and 64 with Mega Ball 15 and Megaplier 5X.
According to MegaMillions, while no one has hit the current jackpot, over 1.1 million winning tickets were sold in the July 12 drawing. Prizes ranged from $2 to $1 million.
The top Mega Millions jackpots to date are:
|$656 million||3/30/2012||3-IL, KS, MD|
|$648 million||12/17/2013||2-CA, GA|
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302.5 million, according to the lottery game, while Powerball’s odds are one in 292.2 million for the top prize.
Tickets cost $2. Players pick five numbers from 1 to 70 and one number from 1 to 25. Players have to match all six numbers to claim the jackpot.
Mega Millions is offered in 45 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.