Christmas night Mega Millions numbers

More than $600 million up for grabs in two holiday jackpots

More than $600 million up for grabs in two holiday jackpots

Lottery players who played Tuesday night's game awaited to see if their numbers were picked during the Christmas drawing at 11 p.m. EST.

It's the largest Mega Millions jackpot ever offered on the holiday.

Lots of people across the country will be wishing for a big Christmas present this year, to win the Mega Millions Drawing.

Only four drawings have been held on Christmas Day since the game was started in 2002, according to Mega Millions.

Six numbered balls were selected at random, including the "Mega ball".

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If the prize is not claimed, the jackpot will be returned to the 44 states that participate in the lottery, according to Mega Millions' website.

The numbers were 2,8,42,43,50 and the Mega Ball was 6. CBS Boston reports the cash option is worth an estimated $193.7 million. The ticket was sold in SC to someone who has yet to come forward, Mega Millions said.

Meanwhile, Mega Millions are not the only popular lottery draw in the US.

Mega Millions isn't the only jackpot growing, as Powerball's estimated jackpot is $294 million ahead of Wednesday's drawing.

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