The chance to win big with the lottery has local residents feeling optimistic about their chances.
With the combined Mass Millions and Powerball jackpots topping $862 million, The Trading Post in Chicopee has been doing a brisk business in ticket sales.
Jane Champagne of Springfield saw that the Mega Millions history is at the $548 million, she told 22News, she had to buy a ticket.
“Yeah if someone tells me there is big Mega bucks or Mega millions, I say oh I got to buy a ticket, maybe I’ll get lucky,” said Champagne.
The Mega Millions winning numbers drawn Friday night: 4-24-46-61-70. Mega ball: 7
Powerball players will have to wait until Saturday night.