COMBINED $609 MILLION IN JACKPOTS UP FOR GRABS THIS WEEKEND

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Mega Millions Rolls to $339M

Powerball Reaches $270M

Players have the chance to win a combined $609 million in estimated jackpots this weekend! The jackpot in tonight’s Mega Millions drawing has rolled to an estimated $339 million, and the jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball drawing has reached an estimated $270 million.

The winning numbers from Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing were 11, 59, 66, 67 and 68, and the Mega Ball number was 18. While there was no jackpot winner in Tuesday night’s drawing, Illinois players won more than 28,000 prizes, ranging from $2 to $10,000. In total, players won more than $156,000 this draw.

The winning numbers from Wednesday’s Powerball drawing were 7, 17, 33, 61 and 68, and the Powerball number was 4. While there was no jackpot winner in Wednesday night’s drawing, Illinois players won more than 23,000 prizes, ranging from $4 to $50,000. In all, players won more than $171,000 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 $339 million; cash option of $210.5 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 $270 million; cash option of $168.9 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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