Mega Tens of millions jackpot hits $1.1 billion

The Mega Tens of millions jackpot climbed to an estimated $1.1 billion after nobody matched the sport’s six numbers Friday night time, persevering with a stretch of greater than three months and not using a large winner.

The numbers drawn had been: 3, 8, 31, 35, 44, 16.

The jackpot elevated after a drawing for an estimated $977 million failed to supply a jackpot winner.

Nobody has received the sport’s jackpot since Dec. 8, a string of 30 consecutive drawings with out anybody taking residence the highest prize. That has enabled the jackpot to slowly develop, week after week.

The $1.1 billion prize is for a sole winner who chooses to be paid through an annuity over 30 years. Winners nearly at all times go for a money fee, which for the following drawing Tuesday night time is an estimated $525.8 million.

A fortunate participant profitable the $1.1 billion jackpot would take residence the eighth largest in U.S. lottery historical past.

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