The estimated jackpot grew to $206 million after Friday's draw after nobody won the grand prize Friday night.
The cash option for a one-lump sum is $151.9 million, enough to deliver anyone's post-Christmas wish within reason.
The winning numbers on Friday were 3, 5, 8, 18, 29 and the Mega Ball was 14.
The next drawing will be held on Dec. 27.The last Mega Millions winning ticket was purchased in Paso Robles in early November. The Mega Millions lottery is played in over 40 states.