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Mega Millions jackpot rises to $270M

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A Mega Millions ticket. (File/FOX Carolina) A Mega Millions ticket. (File/FOX Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to $270 million, the highest it has been in 2014.

Interested players can buy a ticket for $1 at most convenience and grocery stores in South Carolina and for an additional $1, you can buy the Megaplier to multiply non-jackpot prizes by 2, 3, 4 or 5.

There have only been 10 larger jackpots in the history of the game. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 259 million with a $151 million cash payout.

Tickets must be bought by 10 p.m. Friday for the 11 p.m. drawing.

Tune into FOX Carolina to watch the drawing live Friday in between The Ten O'Clock News and FOX Carolina News Tonight at 11.

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