Mega Millions jackpot soars to more than half a billion

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The third-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history will be up for grabs on Friday.

With no jackpot winners reported after Tuesday night’s drawing, the next jackpot is estimated to be worth $548 million – or $309.2 million in cash.

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The jackpot was last won July 24 when a group of California office workers won $543 million.

Other jackpots won this year include $451 million in January, $533 million in March, and $142 million in May.

Friday’s drawing will be held at 10 p.m. 

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