Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $550 Million For Tuesday Drawing

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More than $500 million is at stake in the next Mega Millions jackpot drawing on Tuesday, Dec. 17. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — With no winner in Friday night’s $425 million Mega Millions drawing, the jackpot has climbed to a whopping $550 million, making it the nation’s fourth-largest jackpot ever, according to Mega Millions officials.

The winning numbers in Friday’s drawing were 19, 24, 26, 27 and 70 with Mega Ball 12.

Although no one struck the jackpot prize, the drawing produced nine $1 million winners, according to the Mega Millions website. One of the nine winning tickets was sold in Connecticut. The other tickets were sold in New Jersey, plus two each in Florida, Michigan and New York.

The $550 million Mega Millions drawing will happen Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 11 p.m. Drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday night and telecast locally at 11:22 p.m. on Fox CT Channel 61 and WCCT-TV Channel 20.

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