Lottery jackpots worth more than $400 million

07 January, 2018, 16:11 | Author: Wade Massey
  • Lottery jackpots worth more than $400 million

It won't be known until later whether there was a winner.The odds of winning are about one in 292 million.

The biggest purse came in 2016, when three ticket holders in California, Florida and Tennessee split a $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot. The Stebbins's jackpot holds the record for the largest Mega Millions prize ever won in MI.

The numbers have been drawn for a Mega Millions lottery jackpot of $450 million. There have been 23 drawings since the last Mega Millions jackpot was hit and 20 Powerball drawings since its last jackpot. Lawson's jackpot holds the record for the largest Lottery prize ever won in MI.

Going into the weekend, both Mega Millions and Powerball, the other national lottery game, were stoking their jackpots because of a string of no-wins.

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One ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers to claim an estimated $559.7 million jackpot, according to Powerball's website.

The Powerball jackpot will be held at 10:59 p.m. on Saturday. It also raised the price of a single ticket to $2.

For the Powerball, there have been seven $2 million tickets sold since October 28, 26 tickets worth $1 million and 85 tickets ranging from $100,000 to $500,000. For an additional $1 per play, players have the opportunity to add a "Megaplier" that can multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to five times. Store clerks are keeping busy selling tickets at stores across the Bay Area from Castro Valley to Nob Hill. That drawing will be Saturday night.

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