Madison players hope to win Friday's Mega Millions
Madison players hope to win Friday's Mega Millions
A ticket is seen ahead of the Mega Millions lottery draw in Manhattan New York
13 August, 2017, 01:03
Some lucky person from IL is now a multi-millionaire after winning Friday night's Mega Millions lottery jackpot.
A $393 million dollar jackpot ticket was sold at a popular local barbecue place in Palos Heights. It has an estimated cash value of $246 million.
The payout is the largest in almost a year and the fifth largest in the game's 15-year history, according to lottery officials.
One was sold in Washington.
The Mega Millions and Powerball are at their highest combined point in history, totally $749 million.
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Nobody has won the Powerball jackpot since June. The jackpot amount has been increasing since a California man named David Tapp last won it on April 28. Saturday night's Powerball lottery drawing is expected to be around $356 million, with a cash option of $224 million.
If no one wins, the Mega Millions jackpot will get even bigger for Tuesday's drawing.
"I and my wife go there a few times a month". A Texas man named Eliberto Cantu, who won $177 million from a ticket he purchased in Arkansas, was the other jackpot victor this year.
The odds of winning either game are extreme - one in 292 million for Powerball, and one in 259 million for Mega Millions.
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