HomeABC NationalMega Millions surpasses half a billion dollarsMega Millions surpasses half a billion dollarsFri, December 23, 2022 by ABC NewsSHARE NOW youngvet/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Mega Millions jackpot has jumped to an estimated $510 million.After players failed to win the top prize on Tuesday night, the amount rose to $510 million, the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot this year. Numbers for the latest prize will be drawn Friday night at 11 p.m. ET.The cash prize totals $266.8 million.In July, the jackpot surpassed the massive $1 billion mark for only the third time in the 20-year history of Mega Millions.The historic $1.34 billion prize was won by an anonymous ticket owner in Des Plaines, Illinois.The last winning ticket for a Mega Millions jackpot was on Oct. 14. Two ticket winners split a $502 million prize.Only six Mega Millions jackpots have been won this year. Winning tickets were in California, Florida, New York, Minnesota, Illinois and Tennessee.Copyright © 2022, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.