The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday is $1.1 billion

INDIANA – The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday has risen to $1.1 billion, the second-largest in the 20-year history of the game.

The cash value option of Friday’s jackpot is $648.2 million. In October of 2018, a winning ticket was sold in South Carolina for a record $1.537 billion and that remains the world’s largest lottery prize won on a single ticket.

Mega Millions jackpots start at $20 million and grow based on game sales and interest rates.

The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 303 million,

Mega Millions tickets are sold in 45 states, Washington, DC, and the US Virgin Islands with drawings held on Tuesday and Friday.