Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $343M; Powerball reaches $440M

03 January, 2018, 01:57 | Author: Diane Mills
  • Powerball and Mega Millions now total $783 million

Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Furthermore, since theLotter stores clients' tickets in OR, it abides by the US Immoral Acts Law, which stipulates that one is "prohibited from importing into the United States from any foreign country any lottery ticket".

The winning numbers drawn on Friday for the Mega Millions were 4, 10, 18, 28, 62 with a Megaball of 7 and a Megaplier (multiplier) at 2x.

The estimated prize, which has a cash value of $278 million, marks the ninth-largest jackpot in the game's history, according to the Powerball website.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in about 303 million.

The first Mega Millions jackpot of 2018 sits at $343 million.

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The cash payout is $225 million.

The last time anyone won was on October 13, when Mega Millions winners in MI and Rhode Island shared the $42 million drawing. It was sold in MA.

Tickets for the Mega Millions game are $1 each.

Overseas players can participate in the Powerball. The chances of winning the Powerball jackpot are slightly better, at about 1 in 293 million.

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