The Mega Millions drawing on December 6 had one 'Match 5' winner but no jackpot winner.
the jackpot was estimated to be $354 million, with a cash option of $189.3 million.
The winning numbers for the drawing on December 6 were 15-16-19-28-47, with a Megaball of 13. The "Megaplier" was set to 3X.
With a Megaplier of 3X, a $1 million prize could become a $3 million prize.
The winner of Match 5 had all of the white ball numbers correct but missed the Megaball. The winning Match 5 ticket, purchased in Mississippi, was worth $1 million.
The next Mega Millions drawing will be held on Friday, December 9, at 11 p.m., with an estimated jackpot of $379 million and a cash option of $202.6 million.
Tickets for the Mega Millions lottery cost $2, with the optional Megaplier costing an additional $1. Players can choose between picking five lottery numbers and one Megaball number and letting the lottery machine generate a random ticket.
The Mega Millions jackpot starts at $40 million. The jackpot grows larger each time a drawing is held without a winner. Furthermore, as more tickets are purchased, the jackpot grows.