Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Jumps to $138 Million

No tickets were sold with all six winning numbers on Tuesday

There were no tickets sold with all six numbers in Tuesday night's drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery and the estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing will grow to $138 million.

One ticket each with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, was sold in New York and Washington state, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game. Both tickets are worth $1 million.

The numbers drawn Tuesday night were 28, 29, 33, 36, 45 and the Mega number was 15. The estimated jackpot was $128 million.

The drawing was the 15th since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold.

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 Powerball jackpot, meanwhile, has grown to an estimated $348 million ahead of Wednesday night's drawing.

Powerball and Mega Millions are played in 44 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands. Powerball is also available in Puerto Rico.

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