Powerball jackpot continues to rise

Here are odds of winning both Powerball Mega Millions

Staten Island has had its share of lottery winners, including the "Fabulous 9" from Eger Health Care, Powerball winners in 2014 and a Staten Island homemaker who won $169 million in Mega Millions in 2016.

There was no Powerball jackpot win in SC last night, but two SC players should check their tickets.

Mega Millions and Powerball both have jackpots of more than $350 million, and a lot of folks are snapping up tickets for both games. This is the sixth largest jackpot in the game's history.

The prizes are based on annuity options, paid over 29 years. The winning numbers from the Tuesday, August 8, Mega Millions drawing were - 11 - 17 - 50 - 52 - 74 - and the Mega Ball number was 14.

Disney sued for collecting data in kids' apps
The federal law, passed in 1998, is created to protect children's privacy when they use the internet. The Washington Post reports about the Class Action suit which relates to 42 Disney apps.

According to S.C. lotto officials, more than 24,000 players won prizes in SC last night-but just matching the red Powerball wins $4.

The odds of winning Powerball are 1 in 292 million.

So, what are your odds of winning either of the two prizes? About one in 75.6 quadrillion, according to CNNMoney.

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