• No winner in Mega Millions; historic jackpot jumps to $1.6 billion

    By: Lauren Pozen

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    There was no winner in the historic Mega Millions jackpot overnight.

    The jackpot rolled over at a whopping $1.6 billion. Fifteen people won $1 million, according to the Georgia lottery's website.


    Here are the winning numbers from Friday's historic drawing: 65-53-23-15-70 Mega Ball: 7


    According to the Georgia Lottery, fourteen players in Georgia won $10,000.

    Those tickets were purchased in Alpharetta, Athens, Atlanta, Cave Spring, Cornelia, Duluth, Macon, Marietta (2), McDonough, Morrow, Sandy Springs, Stone Mountain and Tifton.

    [PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of the $1 billion Mega Millions drawing]

    Friday night,  the Mega Millions reached a new milestone with a $1 billion jackpot, the largest in the game's history.


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    The Powerball jackpot rolled over to $430 million Thursday morning after no one matched the numbers.

    The odds of winning a jackpot remain abysmal at 1 in 258.9 million for Mega Millions and 1 in 292.2 million for Powerball.

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