The jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions lottery climbed to $105 million after no player matched all six numbers drawn Tuesday night.
Two Georgia Lottery players came close, matching the first five numbers drawn Tuesday night -- 2, 21, 25, 45 and 50 -- but missing on the "Mega Ball" of 21. Those tickets are worth $250,000 each.
The top prize in the twice-weekly game has been climbing steadily since Sept. 1, when Wayne Reece, a contractor from the Sharpsburg in Coweta County, matched all six numbers and won a $12 million jackpot.
On August 28, two players in California and New York split a $336 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Mega Millions is also played in Virginia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas and Washington state.
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