Dueling jackpots excites lottery players | News
COLUMBIA (WTOC) - With dueling jackpots, lottery players have plenty to be excited about this week.
Lottery players in Georgia and South Carolina can play for a chance at a $114 million Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday and then try for a chance at Wednesday night’s $165 million Powerball top prize.
The Mega Millions jackpot, now at an estimated $114 million, offers a cash value $86 million. Tickets
must be purchased by 10 p.m. for the 11 p.m. Mega Millions drawing. Tickets are $1 per play.
The Powerball jackpot, estimated at $165 million, offers a cash value $107 million.
Tickets the Powerball drawing must be purchased by 9:59 p.m. for the 10:59 p.m. drawing. Powerball tickets are $2 per play.
Odds of winning either jackpot are about 1 in 176 million.
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