Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $356 million

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DENVER — Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing might make someone $356 million richer.

No one hit Friday night’s multi-state Mega Millions jackpot, making the upcoming drawing the third largest in the lottery’s history.

Mega Millions drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9 p.m. The Jackpot game is sold in 42 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The Lottery has returned more than $2.3 billion to the state of Colorado since it was established in May 2010.

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