Mega Millions up to $393M; drawing Friday

Mega Millions up to $393M; drawing Friday
Posted at 12:34 PM, Aug 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-11 09:03:46-04

(CNN) - The current Mega Millions lottery jackpot has climbed to a whopping $393 million.

The cash payoff amount would be about $246 million.

The drawing will be held at 11 p.m. Eastern on Friday.

It's the biggest Mega Millions jackpot in a while, but it's not a record.

The largest amount ever was $656 million in March 2012.

Three people had winning tickets, winning $218.6 million each.

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