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Biggest Mega Millions Christmas night jackpot ever -- $321 million

This could have been a very memorable Christmas for some lucky lottery ticket holder. The jackpot for matching every number in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing was $321 million, with a cash option of an estimated $193.7 million.

But Grinch showed up -- and there were no winning tickets, lottery officials said.

The Mega Millions drawing was only the fifth ever on Christmas night. 

The next drawing will be Friday night, with an estimated jackpot of $348 million.

Christmas night Mega Millions winning numbers:

  • 2, 8, 42, 43, 50 and MegaBall 6
  • Megaplier: 3x

Prize money is also piling up for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing. That jackpot is an estimated $294 million, with a cash option of $177.6 million. 

No one has won either jackpot since October.

CBS New York reports the chance of matching all six Mega Millions numbers is one in 302.5 million.

The last Mega Millions jackpot hit was a $1.5 billion-winning ticket sold in South Carolina. That winner's identity is still a mystery. Whoever holds the winning ticket has until April to come forward and claim the prize.

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