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RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolinians who try their luck on Powerball and Mega Millions this week will be playing for some of the largest jackpots in history, according to a news release from the North Carolina Education Lottery.
The estimated annuity jackpot for Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing stands at $865 million. It ranks as the:
- 2nd largest jackpot in Mega Millions history.
- 3rd largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.
The estimated cash value for the jackpot is $638.8 million. The odds of winning a Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302.5 million.
The estimated annuity jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing stands at $730 million. It ranks as the:
- 4th largest jackpot in Powerball history.
- 6th largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.
The estimated cash value for the jackpot is $546 million. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.
“This is the very first time in the history of the games that both jackpots exceeded $700 million at the same time,” said Mark Michalko, executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery. “Remember to play smart. It only takes one ticket to win.”
Players can buy $2 Powerball or Mega Millions tickets at any lottery retail location, through Online Play on the lottery’s website, www.nclottery.com, or by using the NC Lottery Official Mobile App.