News 12 at 11 o'clock/ Friday, Mar. 30, 2012
AUGUSTA, Ga -- For the past two months the jackpot has been growing and growing. And people have been spending millions for a chance to win it.
The jackpot for Friday's drawing was $640 million dollars. The winner will take home a lump sum of 347 million dollars after taxes.
Office pools have popped up too with dozens of co-workers pooling their resources and promising to share their good fortune.
Local stores were busy today with people spending big and dreaming even bigger. And with a history making jackpot up for grabs why not?
Many stores had lines out the door throughout the day. One store sold over 4,000 tickets on Friday.
The winning lottery numbers from Friday nights drawing are:
46- 23- 38- 4- 2 and the Megaball is 23.