Mega Millions pot may hit $1 billion

No winners Tuesday; Friday’s drawing now estimated at $868 million and could go up

If you thought lines were long at Century Lotto stores Tuesday prior to that night's Mega Millions drawing, you haven't seen anything yet.

Nobody won the top prize Tuesday night and Lottery officials are estimating the top prize for Friday night's drawing will be at least $868 million and could possibly reach $1 billion with the frenzy to purchase tickets.

Mega Millions is a game that involves 44 states and two jurisdictions. To play, you pick five numbers from 1 to 70 and a Mega Ball from 1 to 25. Each ticket costs $2 but a Megaplier can be added for an additional $1 that will multiply the wi...

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