Mega Millions jackpot rises past $520 million

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The Mega Millions jackpot has risen to at least $521 million ahead of Friday night's drawing.

Glen's Variety Plus in Norwalk saw plenty of people coming in to buy tickets on Friday.

This is the fourth-largest payout in Mega Millions history. The potential winner could opt to receive their money in installments over 30 years or as a lump-sum payout that is an estimated $317 million.

No one has won the Mega Millions jackpot since Jan. 5. The odds of hitting all six numbers are 1 in 302 million.

The big drawing is at 11 p.m.

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