The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing has increased to a whopping $640 million.
Ensuring that the end of the year will be a memorable one for lottery players.
After Tuesday's drawing, which was worth $565 million, nobody struck all six numbers.
Which means that the game on the night of New Year's Eve will be a historic one.
The prize of $640 million will be the highest amount that has ever been up for grabs during the last week of the year.
"It's by far the highest Mega Millions reward ever presented in the last week of any year ".