The winning numbers for Friday's Mega Millions drawing worth $1.28 billion were 13-36-45-57-67 with a Mega Ball of 14.
The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday has risen to an estimated $1.28 billion, according to the game's website -- and would be the second-largest in the game's 20-year history and the third-largest of any US lottery game.
The cash value option of Friday's jackpot is $742.2 million. The drawing is at 11 p.m. ET at the WSB-TV studio in Atlanta.
won by a single ticket sold in South Carolina in 2018. That's the second-largest jackpot for any US lottery game, though it's the world's largest lottery prize won by just one ticket, according to Mega Millions.
The largest jackpot of any US lottery game was $1.586 billion -- a Powerball prize from January 13, 2016, shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee.
Timothy Schultz, who won a $28 million Powerball jackpot in 1999 and now hosts a lottery podcast, told CNN winning can "really turn your life on its head."
He said after he checked his numbers in the newspaper and realized he won, some of the first calls he made were to attorneys and financial advisers.
It can change pretty much everything, relationships, your ability to live a life," he said. "I think it can buy time, which can be invaluable.
And, you know, it's one of the most surreal life changing things that can possibly happen to somebody."
He said working with a financial adviser will benefit people who have no experience with millions because an adviser will help the winners understand what they can realistically can do with the winnings.
Schultz said he didn't consider himself to be materialistic before he won so his most extravagant purchases were some cars and real estate.
"I found that for myself and for a lot of people that I've met and interviewed that if you win the lottery jackpot it magnifies, or at least it can magnify, your pemega millions lottery jackpot