The winning numbers have been drawn for Friday’s $515 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Friday’s numbers: 6, 9, 17, 18, 48, with the gold Mega ball is 8
The jackpot climbed because no one hit it in Tuesday’s drawing – although there were winners of smaller prizes.
Two Mega Millions jackpots have been won so far in 2021.
The year started off strong as the jackpot surpassed $1 billion in January – and a winning ticket was sold then in Michigan.
A New York couple claimed a $96 million prize drawn in February.
The largest Mega Millions jackpot won on a single ticket was $1.537 billion in 2018. The game has awarded 21 jackpots worth more than $300 million.