Mega Millions winning numbers: 2, 8, 42, 43, 50 and MegaBall 6

/ CBS News

This could be a very memorable Christmas for some lucky lottery ticket holder. The jackpot for matching every number in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing has now reached a total of $321 million. CBS Boston reports the cash option is worth an estimated $193.7 million.

Mega Millions winning numbers:

Prize money is also piling up for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing. The Powerball jackpot is an estimated $294 million with a cash option of $177.6 million.

No one has won either jackpot since October. CBS New York reports the chance of matching all six Mega Millions numbers is one in 302.5 million.

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— Mega Millions (@MegaMillionsUS) December 25, 2018

The last Mega Millions jackpot hit was a $1.5 billion-winning ticket sold in South Carolina. That winner's identity is still a mystery. Whoever holds the winning ticket has until April to come forward and claim the prize.

First published on December 25, 2018

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