The winning numbers were 28, 30, 39, 59, 70, with the gold Mega Ball dropping at 10.
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The million-dollar ticket in Virginia matched the first five numbers. The Powerball jackpot also surged, sitting at $550 million, with a $348 million cash option, after no victor Wednesday. Powerball odds are one in 292.2 million. The cash option for Saturday's jackpot is about $359 million.
There were also eight Match 5 winners from across the country, with California, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Virginia all holding a single victor, while Oklahoma and Texas featured two apiece for a prize of $1 million.
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Friday's $450 million jackpot is the fourth-largest Mega Millions jackpot and the 13th largest USA lottery jackpot.
The victor has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the prize and only 60 days to claim the prize as a lump sum of $281.2 million. That drawing will be Saturday night. Numbers will be drawn Saturday night for the seventh-largest jackpot in US history - $570 million before taxes.
If a MI player wins Saturday's $570 million jackpot, it would be the largest Powerball prize won in the state. It's unclear when the new millionaire will come forward.