Mega Millions jackpot soars to $1.6 billion after no winner Friday

Updated Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at 6:55 a.m.

The Mega Millions jackpot grew to 1.6 billion Saturday morning.

There was no winner in Friday night’s drawing  when the jackpot was $1 billion.

The next drawing will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 9:59 p.m.

 

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The Mega Millions jackpot increased to $1 billion Friday morning.

The jackpot is the largest in Mega Millions history and the second largest in U.S. history.

The Powerball jackpot has also climbed to $430 million, making the combined total more that $1.4 billion.

The Mega Millions jackpot drawing will take place on Friday evening at 9:59 p.m. and the Powerball drawing will take place Saturday evening at 9:59 p.m.