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Mega Millions jackpot jumps to 880 million dollars

Columbia, SC (WOLO) —- If you didn’t jump in on the chance at millions of dollars then you still have time to enter the Mega Millions drawing Friday. No one hit the jackpot in last night’s Mega Millions drawing and that means this Friday’s jackpot will be more than 880 million dollars. The current jackpot has been growing since July…

Powerball Jackpot Reaches $403 Million

(CNN) — The jackpot keeps growing for the Powerball lottery. No one won Saturday’s multi-state drawing, so the top prize for Wednesday night’s Powerball is $403 million dollars. Whoever wins the jackpot can choose to take their winnings either in a lump sum cash payment or in an annuity paid out over 29 years. The lump sum payment, after taxes,…

Powerball’s Estimated Jackpot Hits $422 Million

DES MOINES, IOWA (AP) – The estimated Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize. If anyone matches the five balls and red Powerball in Wednesday night’s drawing, it will be the game’s first jackpot winner since May 7. A jackpot winner could opt for a $422 million annuity…

Video: Mega Millions Jackpot-Largest US Jackpots

Here’s a look at the 10 previous highest U.S. jackpots and the winners’ home states: ——— 1. $1.6 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets from California, Florida, Tennessee) 2. $656 million, Mega Millions, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland) 3. $648 million, Mega Millions, Dec. 17, 2013 (two tickets, from California and Georgia) 4. $590.5…