Mega Millions Climbs To $346 Million, Powerball Hits $286 Million

Aug 08, 2017, 00:25
Mega Millions Climbs To $346 Million, Powerball Hits $286 Million

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot with a $1 ticket are 1-in-258.9 million.

The winning numbers were 01-16-54-63-69 and the Powerball was 18. The drawing for that game is also Saturday night.

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The $323 million Mega Millions puts Friday's jackpot in the top 10 list of all-time high jackpots for the game.

Good news lottery fans the Mega Millions jackpot is even larger now.

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Would-be millionaires now have two opportunities to try for jackpots of more than $300 million. Tickets are $1 each and can be purchased for Tuesday's drawing until 10:45 p.m. that day at Massachusetts Lottery retailers throughout the state.

The $1 million NY ticket was sold at Alphabet City Deli & Grill on Avenue C in the East Village of Manhattan, lottery officials said. Those tickets were sold in Illinois, Kansas, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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The largest Powerball payout in history was a $1.5 billion jackpot paid to ticketholders in Florida, Tennessee and California in 2016.