The Mega Millions jackpot increased to an estimated $940 million after another drawing resulted in plenty of losers but not a single grand-prize winner.

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The numbers drawn late Tuesday were: 25, 29, 33, 41, 44 and gold Mega Ball 18.

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The new $940 million jackpot is for a winner who chooses to be paid through an annuity over 29 years

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\Nearly all winners opt for a cash payout, which for Friday night's drawing would be an estimated $483.5 million.

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In Tuesday's drawing, there were more than 2.9 million winning tickets of various amounts including three $4 million tickets sold in Arizona, Mississippi and South Dakota, Mega Millions said in a statement.

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The lack of a winner of an estimated $785 million jackpot Tuesday means there have been 23 straight drawings without anyone taking the top prize.

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The new jackpot will remain the sixth-largest jackpot in U.S. history.

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