LOTTERY RESULTS: Mega Millions numbers for January 5, 2018 drawing

LOTTERY RESULTS: Mega Millions numbers for January 5, 2018 drawing

She says higher jackpots mean more ticket sales.

It won't be known until later if there is a victor from numbers drawn Friday of 28-30-39-59-70-10.

The Florida Lottery says the winning ticket was bought at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Port Richey.

Somebody in Florida will be waking up a multi-millionaire Saturday morning.

More news: Jerry Van Dyke dead at 86

The Pasco County player is the only victor of the fourth largest Mega Millions jackpot in the Florida Lotterys history. Numbers will be drawn Saturday night for the seventh-largest jackpot in USA history - $570 million before taxes.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million. Powerball tickets may be purchased until 9:45 p.m. on Saturday.

The next Mega Millions drawing Tuesday will be worth $40 million.

Kilbane says there were about $3 million in Mega Millions sales just for the one drawing earlier this week and about $4.5 million for the Powerball. "This has been an exciting run for Mega Millions players and a great way to start off the new year!"

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