There were no winning jackpot tickets sold for the Mega Millions lottery drawing on Tuesday night, rolling over the jackpot prize to an estimated $510 million.
The drawing for the $510 million prize will be on Friday, Dec. 23 at 11 p.m., and has an estimated cash value of $266.8 million.
There were 10 smaller-tier Mega Millions prizes won in Massachusetts worth at least $600 or more from the multi-state lottery drawing, however. The highest prize won was worth $10,000, and that wining ticket was sold from Meadows Market in Westfield. There was also a $2,000 winning ticket sold from Town Variety & Liquor in Haverhill, and eight prizes worth $800 won across the state.
The winning numbers from Tuesday night’s drawing were 3, 4, 33, 36, 52 and Mega Ball: 17. Mega Millions lottery drawings occur at 11 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday night, and can be viewed through the game’s YouTube page.
To play Mega Millions, lottery players must purchase a $2 ticket with six numbers. The first five range from one through 70, and the Mega Ball ranges from one through 25. The jackpot winner must match all six of their numbers to win the jackpot prize, and there are nine ways to win a prize in the lottery game, according to the Mega Millions site.
Overall, there were 948,914 Mega Millions smaller-tier prize winners across the nation during Tuesday night’s drawing, with just 19 of those being $10,000 prizes won, and only 4 $1 million prizes won.
There have been no Mega Millions jackpot winners since Oct. 14, making this now the 20th time the jackpot prize has rolled over. The jackpot had been valued at $494 million the last time it was hit in October, and there were two winning tickets sold — one in California, and one in Florida.
If there are no jackpot winners, the jackpot prize will roll over to the next drawing. Mega Millions said the overall chances of winning a prize are one in 24.