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(NEW YORK) — The winning jackpot numbers chosen in the Mega Millions jackpot were 29, 64, 46, 53, 73 and 10 as the mega ball, but Tuesday’s drawing produced no winners, and the jackpot grew to $508 million with a cash option of $357 million. The next drawing will take place on Friday at 11 p.m.

The drawing marks the 34th time the jackpot has rolled over without a winner. The previous record was 22 rolls.

The multi-state lottery prize ballooned to $454 million prior to Tuesday’s drawing.

That staggering jackpot ranked as the seventh largest in U.S. history, according to officials. Tuesday’s odds of getting a winning ticket with all six matching numbers was one in 259 million — compared to the odds of a person being struck by lightning in their lifetime at roughly 1 in 12,000, according to the national weather service.

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