Mega Millions jackpot soars to $548 million ahead of Friday night drawing

The jackpot for Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing has jumped to $548 million.

The jackpot, the third-largest in Mega Millions history, soared after no one won the big prize in Tuesday night’s drawing.

The winning numbers were 20-22-39-54-60 and a Mega Ball of 18.

Four tickets matched all five white balls to earn the second prize, and 37 matched four white balls and the Mega Ball for a third-place prize.

The drawing on Tuesday would have granted the winner the sixth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history.

The $470 million prize came with a $265.3 million cash payout option, according to Mega Millions.

The cash prize option for Friday night’s jackpot will pay out $309 million.

Three winning tickets in Illinois, Kansas, and Maryland shared the largest Mega Millions jackpot ever, which grew to $648 million in March 2012.

The winning ticket for the historic $1.58 billion Powerball jackpot in January 2016 was drawn in Florida.

New York has sold the most Mega Millions jackpot winnings in game history, with 35 wins in the last 16 years.

California is in second place, with 30 wins in its 13 years of participation in the game, and New Jersey comes in third, with 20 winning jackpot tickets sold since 2002.

ABC News’ Joyeeta Biswas and Wil Cruz contributed to this report.

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