Mega Millions

$1M, $4M Mega Millions tickets sold in 6 states, including 1 in the Midwest

The winning numbers in Tuesday's drawing were 8, 24, 30, 45, 61

Mega Millions players, we've got good news and bad news.

The bad news is, no one hit Tuesday's massive jackpot, which came in at $1.1 billion -- the sixth largest in U.S. history.

The good news is, the pot has grown even more, to $1.25 billion for Friday's drawing. And, seven people matched enough numbers to win $1 million, including one person in the Midwest.

According to lottery officials, while no one matched all of Tuesday's winning numbers -- 8, 24, 30, 45, 61 and Megaplier 12 to win the billion dollar prize, $1 million winning tickets were sold in California (two tickets), Massachusetts, North Carolina, New York and Wisconsin.

One lucky ticket in Texas also hit the Megaplier, taking home a whopping $4 million.

The biggest prizes Illinois saw in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing was two tickets worth $10,000 each, the Illinois Lottery website said.

The chance of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is 1 in 302.6 million. The odds of winning smaller prizes, ranging from $1 million to $2, are significantly better. Last summer, a gas station in suburban Des Plaines sold the nation's only winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket, worth $1.34 billion.

The winners, who agreed to split the jackpot should the win, have chosen to remain anonymous.

The next Mega Millions drawing, with a jackpot of $1.25 billion, is set for Friday at 10 p.m. CT.

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