More than half a billion dollars up for grabs in lottery jackpots


More than a half-billion dollars is up for grabs in two lottery jackpots this weekend.  

Friday night’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $244 million with a lump sum cash option of $136 million. 

Saturday’s Powerball jackpot is even bigger. 

Saturday’s drawing is an estimated $304 million with a cash prize of $184 million.  

22News spoke with one lottery player who said the bigger the jackpot, the more tickets he buys.  

“Yeah,” said Ralph Turcotte of Belchertown. “I play it all the time but when it gets up there you might as well throw a couple extra on it.” 

The winning numbers for the Mega Millions jackpot: 18-24-31-34-55 

Mega Ball:

The winning numbers for the Powerball jackpot: 4-6-14-20-32


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