Feeling lucky? Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots combine for $1 billion

By Digital Media Team, Spectrum News
Last Updated: Friday, January 05, 2018, 6:26 PM EST

It could be a huge weekend for Powerball and Mega Millions lottery players.

The jackpots have reached a combined $1.02 billion. 

The Mega Millions jackpot has risen to $450 million, the fourth largest in the game’s history and the Powerball jackpot has increased to an estimated $570 million, the fifth largest in the game’s history.

The Mega Millions drawing is Friday and the Powerball drawing is Saturday.

The Mega Millions odds are 1 in 302,575,350 while the Powerball odds remain 1 in 292,201,338.