The winning numbers in Friday night's drawing were 28-30-39-59-70 with a Mega Ball of 10. She says higher jackpots mean more ticket sales. The $450 million dollar prize is the fourth-largest in Mega Millions history according to CBS News and stands as the tenth largest across the entire USA lottery. The Powerball jackpot also surged, sitting at $550 million, with a $348 million cash option, after no victor Wednesday. The cash option for Saturday's jackpot is about $359 million. Tickets in California, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas also matched five numbers.
Powerball odds are one in 292.2 million.
The Mega Millions jackpot stood at $450 million, with a $281 million cash option, at mid-day Friday, according to its official website.
Kilbane says there were about $3 million in Mega Millions sales just for the one drawing earlier this week and about $4.5 million for the Powerball.
Saturday's $570 million jackpot is the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot and the seventh-largest US lottery jackpot.