$530 million jackpot in Mega Millions

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LANSING, MI (WILX) - Friday night's jackpot is $530 million and climbing,

The cash option is about $344 million according to the Michigan Lottery.

They say the jackpot is the largest Mega Millions jackpot this year.

In 2019 the biggest jackpot was $437 million and it was won with one ticket, purchased in New York.

The last Michigan winner was Kevin Blake of Waterford. He won half of a $42 million jackpot in October 2017.

From the Michigan Lottery:
- Mega Millions drawings take place each Tuesday and Friday evening.
- Each Mega Millions play is only $2. For an additional $1 per play, players have the opportunity to add a "Megaplier" that can multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to five times.

You can purchase tickets online at MichiganLottery.com or at any lottery retailer until 10:45 PM before the drawing.

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