Powerball jackpot rolls over to $550 million

Powerball jackpot rolls over to $550 million

Lottery players also can vie for another giant prize, as the Mega Millions game's grand prize will be $418 million in Friday's drawing.

Lottery officials said the jackpot will grow to an estimated $550 million for Saturday night's drawing, which would make it the eighth largest lottery prize in US history.

The Megaplier was 4X making that Mega Millions ticket worth $4 million. The odds of winning the jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1 in 30,821,472.

According to the Louisiana Lottery Company, two tickets that were sold in New Orleans and Harahan matched four out of five numbers plus the Powerball to win $50,000.

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Winning numbers were 01-42-47-64-70. No one has hit the Mega Millions jackpot since October 13, 2017, while Powerball has not had a jackpot victor since October 25.

The jackpot has been increasing since tickets purchased in MI and Rhode Island shared a $42 million jackpot on October 13.

The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million.

The winning numbers were 2, 18, 37, 39, 42 and Powerball number 12 with a jackpot of $460 million. That would make it the nation's 8th largest lottery prize ever.

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