Mega Millions Jackpot Rises To $361 Million; Powerball At $440 Million

Marie Harrington
January 3, 2018

"The cold weather hasn't stopped those wanting to buy lottery tickets", said Corby Mead, manager of the Stogie's Discount Tobacco & Beer Downtown Store at 17 Washington Ave.in Huntington.

Strong sales sent the Mega Millions jackpot soaring to $361 million for Tuesday night's drawing.

Large jackpots are more common than they used to be.

theLotter hit headlines around the world when an Iraqi man scooped up the $8 million Cdn. jackpot through the service in December 2015.

Eyewitness News stopped at the Dickson Mini Mart on Boulevard Avenue and asked: what would you do if you won?

If you choose the cash option, that's $215 million. In the wake of his successful prize collection in OR, theLotter established a large operation in that state from which it safely and securely purchases its clients' USA lottery tickets!

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The lottery jackpot numbers just keep climbing.

The two biggest lottery games are both offering eye-popping jackpots to kick off 2018.

It's rare for the jackpots in both games to get so big.

The odds of winning jackpots in either game are incredibly small. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

$343 million...that's what's up for grabs this Tuesday, January 2nd via Mega Millions. Eastern Time and Powerball drawings are held Wednesday and Saturday evenings at 10:59 p.m.

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