Mega Millions jackpot is now fourth largest in lottery's history

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Three tickets sold in Florida matched four numbers and the Mega Ball and are worth $10,000 each.

Along with the grand prize victor, two tickets sold matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million.

The estimated jackpot for tonight's Mega Millions drawing has reached $521 million, making it the fourth largest jackpot in the game's history. Five balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 70; the Mega ball is drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 25.

According to CBS, the odds of winning the $521 million prize were 302.5 million to one. The last chance for you to buy a ticket would be at 9:59 pm.

A Mega Millions ticket costs $2. If you match one white and one yellow, you'll win $4.

"I woke up to that news and it's great", Karass said.

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Friday's 11 pm ET jackpot drawing was for the tenth largest prize ever offered in the United States.

It's been building since January 5, when a 20-year-old man in Florida won $451 million, the fifth-largest sum ever given away.

The recipient could choose the $521 million annuity payment option, doled out over the course of 29 years.

Mega Millions is played in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The victor will receive an estimated prize of $521 million or $317 million in cash, according to Mega Millions.

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