Mega Millions jackpot is $306 million for Tuesday's drawing

In this July 1, 2016, file photo, Mega Millions lottery tickets rest on a counter at a Pilot travel center near Burlington, N.C. (Gerry Broome/AP)

Tuesday night's Mega Millions jackpot is a whopping $306 million, with a cash option of $185 million.

Jackpots start at $40 million. Overall odds of winning the jackpot 1 to 302,575,350

The drawing will be at 10 p.m. Tuesday. If there is no winner, the jackpot will grow for Friday's drawing.

Last Friday's winning numbers were 02 - 10 - 46 - 50 - 56 and the Mega Ball number was 16. There was no jackpot winner.

Mega Millions tickets are sold in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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