Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots now total $801 million

03 January, 2018, 01:31 | Author: Roderick Gutierrez
  • 9th largest Powerball jackpot up for grabs

On Wednesday night, players of the Powerball game will seek a $440 million annuity prize, or a $278.3 million cash prize.

theLotter hit headlines around the world when an Iraqi man scooped up the $8 million Cdn. jackpot through the service in December 2015.

The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday's drawing is now up to $363 million.

The combined total for those two prizes: $801 million.

"I usually don't play unless the jackpots get to six figures", he said. But it's about to become more common. "But with the $553 million Cdn. jackpot right at the start of 2018, we are certain the new year will be even more successful for us in terms of online Powerball ticket sales". With slightly better odds than the Powerball game, it's rare that months pass without someone winning a Mega Millions jackpot. In percentages terms, that means you have a 0.0000000000000011% chance of winning both games. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Lottery players have a chance at winning two giant jackpots that together amount to almost $800 million. "There's not much loyalty to a specific games".

If you're a lottery player- make sure you buy your tickets today.

theLotter's spokesman Austin Weaver: "theLotter sold 60% more tickets to Canadians in 2017 compared to 2016".


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