The mega ball was 7 and the megaplier was 2. MA residents have the biggest taste for playing the odds, spending nearly $763 per year on lottery tickets, the study found.
The potential Powerball jackpot has now climbed to $620 million for Wednesday's drawing.
The previous record drawing occurred Tuesday night. The pot's been growing since July when someone in California won the jackpot.
Don't throw away your ticket if you didn't match all six numbers on Friday's drawing. Virgin Islands. An entry into the drawing costs $1. After state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $423,012 and plans to put it into savings, according to the lottery news release. Cut off times for new tickets vary throughout different states.
The 30-year annuity will make 30 equivalent payments to winners that will add to the amount of the jackpot.
A sign displays the estimated Mega Millions jackpot at a convenience store in Chicago, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.
The next draw will be on Tuesday when the estimated jackpot will exceed the largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
The jackpot now is the largest in USA history, surpassing an earlier Powerball jackpot. At least 15 winning tickets were sold on Friday, though where and to whom has not been announced yet.
It is not yet known if there are any winning tickets. However, if nobody wins, that all-time record might be in play. It means the jackpot will get even bigger for Tuesday night and there's another chance.
Here's what you should know before next week's Mega Millions drawing. The chance of matching all six numbers is one in 302.5 million.