The combined jackpots of the Mega-Millions and Powerball lottery games now stand at almost $1.4 billion dollars.
Tonight’s drawing for Mega-Millions has reached a jackpot amount of $750 million dollars.
Should a single ticket match all six numbers in this drawing, that person could take the cash-option payout of $550.6 million dollars before taxes.
On Saturday night, the Powerball drawing will be for $640 million dollars.
A single winning ticket in this drawing could choose to take the lump sum amount of $478.7 million dollars before taxes.