There were no tickets sold with all six numbers in the drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery Tuesday. The estimated jackpot for the drawing on Friday will grow to $50 million.
There were also no tickets sold with five numbers but missing the Mega number, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game.
The numbers drawn were 2, 4, 17, 36, 40 and the Mega number was 5. The estimated jackpot was $41 million.
The odds of matching all five numbers and the Mega number is 1 in 258,890,850, according to the Mega Millions website. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 14.71.
The Mega Millions game is played in 43 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands.