Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and lead director for Mega Millions, said sales leading up to Friday's drawing exceeded expectations resulting in the jackpot adjustment.
A winning ticket for Friday's $540 million Mega Millions jackpot was sold in IN, according to the California Lottery. As of midday Saturday, it had not been claimed.
Despite not hitting the jackpot, one person in Sharon, Massachusetts won $1 million on a ticket bought at a Cumberland Farms on South Main Street.
Lottery officials will not know the identity of the victor until he or she claims their prize. The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing has soared to over $500 million. With Friday's Mega Millions jackpot now at $508,000,000, NY will see even more winners across the state.
The winning numbers announced Friday night were 8, 19, 20, 55 and 73. the mega ball was 5.
Lottery officials remind players that they could be a victor even if they don't win the jackpot prize.
The record Mega Millions jackpot is $656 million - three tickets shared that jackpot on March 30, 2012.
Tickets are sold in 43 states.
The jackpot is now an estimated $15 million.
People line up outside Bluebird Liquors in Hawthorne, Calif., to buy lottery tickets Friday afternoon, July 8, 2016.
Now the only question is: When is the next time we can all try again? But there are 10 other million-dollar tickets this morning, including one in Maryland. What would you do if you won?