Mega Millions jackpot grows to $550 million
BATON ROUGE - The excitement continues to build as no single ticket matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing. As a result, the current estimated jackpot for the Tuesday, Dec. 17 draw is $550 million.
At that level, it will be the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history and the fourth-largest jackpot ever experienced in the United States. The current record jackpot is $656 million, split between three Mega Millions players on March 30, 2012.
Friday's winning numbers were 19, 24, 26, 27, 70 and Mega Ball was 12. Multiplier 2x.
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