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. That remains the world’s largest lottery prize won on a single ticket, according to the release.
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, the release said.
Mega Millions tickets are sold in 45 states, Washington, DC, and the US Virgin Islands with drawings held on Tuesday and Friday.