Christmas Eve jackpot: $168 million

December 22, 2010

According to the Mega Millions website, the jackpot for Friday night's drawing has climbed to $168 million. The prize for Tuesday night's drawing was $145 million.

The winning numbers for December 21 were: 8-11-12-31-32 and the Mega Ball was 29.

Earlier this year, a Los Angeles television reporter won the last 9-digit Mega Millions jackpot, a whopping $266 million.

The largest Mega Millions jackpot ever was $390 million on March 6, 2007, shared by winners in Dalton, Ga., and New Jersey.

Lottery officials said the odds of matching all six numbers drawn in Friday's multistate game is 1 in 175,711,536.

Tickets can be bought in Pa., N.J., and Delaware.

You can watch the next Mega Millions drawing on Action News at 11 right after AccuWeather.

Online: Megamillions.com

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