The ticket had five matching numbers, but it was missing the Mega number. It was sold at Home Mart on Garvey Avenue.
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The ticket is worth $2,510,032, the California Lottery said.
Tuesday night's numbers were 9, 21, 34, 42, 50 and the Mega number was 21.
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Nobody won the entire jackpot, so Friday's jackpot is expected to grow to an estimated $444 million.
The odds of matching all five numbers and the Mega number are 1 in 302,575,350, according to the California Lottery. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.
Drawings are held at 11 p.m. ET | 10 p.m. CT | 8 p.m. PT every Tuesday and Friday.
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City News Service contributed to this report.