COMBINED $530 MILLION IN JACKPOTS UP FOR GRABS THIS WEEKEND

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Mega Millions Rolls to $295M, Powerball Reaches $235M

Players have the chance to win a combined $530 million in estimated jackpots this weekend! The jackpot in tonight’s Mega Millions drawing has rolled to an estimated $295 million, and the jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball drawing has reached an estimated $235 million.

The winning numbers from Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing were 3, 6, 34, 54 and 63, and the Mega Ball number was 19. While there was no jackpot winner in Tuesday night’s drawing, Illinois players won more than 25,000 prizes, ranging from $2 to $10,000. In total, players won more than $131,000 this draw.

The winning numbers from Wednesday’s Powerball drawing were 1, 45, 53, 64 and 66, and the Powerball number was 3. While there was no jackpot winner in Wednesday night’s drawing, Illinois players won more than 22,000 prizes, ranging from $4 to $300. In all, players won more than $134,000 in this draw.

Illinois residents, 18 and older, can purchase Mega Millions and all of the Illinois Lottery’s draw-based game tickets by using the Illinois Lottery’s mobile app. The free app (the first of its kind in the United States) is available for download on iOS and Android devices and offers any Illinois adult the chance to purchase lottery tickets on their smartphone. Players can also purchase their tickets online at illinoislottery.com and at nearly 7,200 retailers statewide.

QUICK MEGA MILLIONS FACTS

  • Current jackpot is $295 million; cash option of $181.8 million
  • Jackpots start at $40 million
  • Overall odds of winning the jackpot 1:302,575,350
  • Drawings are at 10 p.m. (CT) every Tuesday and Friday

QUICK POWERBALL FACTS

  • Current jackpot at $235 million; cash option of $145.4 million
  • Jackpots start at $40 million
  • Overall odds of winning the jackpot 1:292,201,338
  • Drawings are at 9:59 p.m. (CT) every Wednesday and Saturday

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