SAN FRANCISCO (CBS News) — While there has been no word on whether a winning ticket was drawn for Tuesday night’s massive Mega Millions jackpot, California Lottery officials announced that a ticket matching five out of six numbers was drawn in San Francisco.
The Tuesday drawing had grown to the largest in the game’s history, a whopping $667 million.
According to Mega Millions, it’s the third-highest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. The estimated cash value, if you’re lucky enough to match all six numbers, is $380 million. The winning numbers — drawn at 8 p.m. PST — were 3, 45, 49, 61 and 69 with 9 as the Mega Ball number.
California Lottery officials announced that near matching ticket was sold in San Francisco shortly before 9:15 p.m.
Officials confirmed to KPIX 5 that the ticket had been sold at the Safeway Store on 15 Marina Boulevard. There was no word as to how much that ticket would be worth from lottery officials.
The jackpot has ballooned upward because nobody has won the jackpot since July 24, when a group of 11 co-workers in Santa Clara County, California, split a $543 million prize.
If the winner chooses the annuity option, the jackpot would be paid out over 29 years. The cash option is usually favored by nearly all winners.
Mega Millions says the previous record jackpot was a $656 million prize that was shared by winners from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland in March 2012.
Lottery officials confirmed late Tuesday that there was no jackpot winner in the Mega Millions drawing, meaning the estimated annuity value for the Friday, Oct. 19 drawing will roll to at least $868 million, with an estimated cash value of $495 million.
The Powerball jackpot up for grabs Wednesday night will be a cool $345 million, with a cash value of $199 million.
The largest jackpot in Mega Millions history was a $656 million prize that was shared by winners from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland in March 2012.
The largest Powerball jackpot was $1.586 billion, which was shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016.
Theremain abysmal at 1 in 258.9 million for Mega Millions and 1 in 292.2 million for Powerball.