More than $1 billion up for grabs in upcoming lottery drawings

San Anselmo California. The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million at the same time for the first time. The Mega Millions $418 million jackpo

Then on Wednesday, Powerball offers a $345 million jackpot.

One "Match 5" victor was reported in Arkansas, according to the site.

Meanwhile, an estimated $654 million is up for grabs in the next Mega Millions drawing.

Together, that's more than $1 billion.

At $667 million, someone holding a lone winning ticket would have the option of taking a cash payout of $380 million, according to the game's website.

No one won the drawing Saturday night, so the jackpot is now at an estimated $354 million.

Unfortunately, even as the big prize for Tuesday night's drawing increases to the fourth-largest in US history, the odds of matching all six numbers and winning the game don't improve.




Feeling lucky? Then you may want to buy a Mega Millions ticket, as the multi-state lottery game approaches a record jackpot.

Mega Millions jackpots can quickly reach outsized amounts because each prize begins from an initial $40 million and rolls over, sometimes for weeks and weeks, before anyone claims their winnings.

And if you prefer math to luck, here is an eye-opening disclaimer: The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 302,575,350 to 1. There were 2,651,183 "winning" tickets at all prize levels in the October 12 drawing.

The Mega Millions lotto drawing is up to $521 million, March 30, 2018.

Powerball drawing days are Wednesdays and Saturdays, and the next Powerball drawing, worth a prize of $345 million, will be on Wednesday, October 17.

"Jackpot fever is definitely sweeping the country!' Medenica said".

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