Mega Millions climbs to $400M for Friday's drawing

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Someone has a chance to get lucky on Friday the 13th -- $400 million worth of lucky -- after no one matched all six numbers in the Mega Millions lottery Tuesday.

Lottery officials said there was no big winner for Tuesday's $344 million prize, meaning a jackpot jump for Friday's drawing.

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The $400 million marks the game's second-largest jackpot. A record $640 million was awarded March 30, 2012. The next largest prize amount was $390 million on March 6, 2007.

Friday's lump-sum -- a onetime cash option instead of annual payouts -- is worth $216 million, lottery officials said.

Five tickets nationwide matched Tuesday's numbers of 5, 12, 22, 41 and 65 but missed the Mega ball of 13, according to megamillions.com, the game's website.

Those five tickets are worth $1 million each.

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