Mega Millions jackpot balloons to historic $1.6 billion

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The winning numbers for Tuesday's historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot are 28-70-5-62-65, with Mega Ball 5.

If there isn't a winner after Tuesday, the jackpot could inflate to an expected $2 billion for Friday's drawing.

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No one has won the Mega Millions jackpot since July 24. The odds of hitting all six numbers are 1 in 302.5 million.

The game is played in 44 states, as well as in Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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