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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $348 million for final 2018 drawing

Posted at 9:51 AM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-26 18:40:00-05

There’s still one more chance to cross off “become a millionaire” from your 2018 resolutions list.

No tickets matched all six numbers during the Mega Millions drawing on Christmas night. Those numbers were 2, 8, 42, 43, and 50 and the Mega Ball was 6.

Mega Millions says that the last drawing for the prize, which is now an estimated $348 million ($210.2 million cash), will be held on Friday, December 28. The prize will be the largest ever offered on the final draw day of the year for a Mega Millions game since its creation in 2002.

Two tickets sold in Connecticut and Missouri claimed $3 million and $1 million in prize winnings after Tuesday’s drawing. Another 1,137,550 tickets won monetary prizes at all levels.

The last jackpot was won on October 23.

The next Mega Millions drawing will take place on Friday, December 28, 2018.