Mega Millions increases to $240 million

Only one person matched five Mega Millions numbers Friday night for a $1 million prize.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com   |   March 1, 2014 at 2:28 PM
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March 1 (UPI) -- Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot was just bumped up to $240 million after no one matched all six numbers in Friday's drawing.

Only one ticket in the multi-state lottery ticket game matched five numbers to win $1 million. The winning ticket was purchased in Georgia, Mlive.com reported.

Friday's numbers to win the $216 million jackpot were 03-31-50-58-59, with a Gold Mega Ball of 06 and 4x megaplier.

The next drawing, set for 11 p.m. Tuesday will be for at least $240 million with a cash option prize of $133 million.


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