Powerball numbers drawn for $470M jackpot

Powerball numbers drawn for $470M jackpot

Tuesday's MegaMillions Lotto jackpot will be the largest in USA history and someone will become an instant billionaire after no one won hit 6-of-6 Friday night.

A man in Torrance, Calif., buys a Mega Millions ticket hours before the drawing on Friday evening. A ticket machine behind him flashed the Mega Millions jackpot estimate, along with the Powerball jackpot for Saturday night - now at $470 million.

The victor of such a prize would be worth more than Vera Bradley Inc and easily have enough money left over to buy a full set of the company's trademark paisley purses and luggage.

Nobody won Friday's Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion.

The next Mega Millions drawing is Tuesday.

Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.

Tickets cost $2 each, and players choose five numbers between one and 70 and an extra number between one and 25.

The odds are pretty good that a victor - or winners - will get good news on Tuesday night.

The Mega Millions jackpot is now bigger than ever before. Because proceeds from the state lottery go toward education, those increased sales mean more revenue for Oklahoma schools, Finks said. Right now, we don't know yet if anyone won the Mega Millions billion-dollar jackpot.

Mega Millions tickets are sold in 44 states as well as Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands.

The previous record Mega Millions jackpot was 656 million dollars, which was shared by winners in three U.S. states in March 2012.

Another $1 million winning ticket was sold at a BP gas station in Chicago. The jackpot has been growing since then.

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