BRAINTREE (CBS) — A $1 billion jackpot is up for grabs in Friday night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing.
The winning numbers are 15 23 53 65 70 and Mega Ball 7.
Lottery officials announced the newly increased jackpot late Friday morning. It’s the second-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, only behind the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot in January 2016.
The cash option is $565.6 million. The odds of winning it all are about 1 in 300 million.
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At DJ’s Market in Dorchester, people lined up to buy their lunch and a winning ticket on Friday.
“Everybody was buying lunch and had to get of course at least one ticket so the line was wrapped around the store,” said store owner Melina Morris.
Mega millions ticket sales have been through the roof at this small deli, ever since the jackpot soared to hundreds of millions and then a billion dollars.
“You wouldn’t believe how many people made me promises if they won,” Morris said. “They would definitely give me a million.”
One woman said if she won, she’d help her family and give to charity. One man told WBZ-TV that he’d “take care of all of the little kids, all the sick kids.”
Ticket for both games are $2 apiece and can be bought in 44 states, including Massachusetts.