Mega Millions jackpot reaches $977 million after no one wins Tuesday’s drawing

FILE – Dot Skoko, owner of Dot’s Dollar More or Less store in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, hands a customer a Mega Millions lottery ticket, Thursday, January 5, 2022. The Mega Millions jackpot reached an astonishing $977 million in Friday’s evening drawing after there were no tickets matching all six numbers drawn on Tuesday night . (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)