Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1.25 billion

Mega Millions jackpot continues to rise after no one claimed the top prize in Tuesday's drawing.

Mega Millions jackpot continues to rise after no one claimed the top prize in Tuesday's drawing.

Mega Millions jackpot continues to rise after no one claimed the top prize in Tuesday's drawing.

Mega Millions jackpot continues to rise after no one claimed the top prize in Tuesday's drawing.

One ticket sold in Texas won  a $4 million prize.

The jackpot has been increasing since April 18, when a $20 million prize was won in Syracuse.

Mega Millions drawings are held twice weekly, on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. EST.

This year, there have been a total of five Mega Millions jackpots won, including a $1.348 billion prize