DORCHESTER, Mass. (WWLP)– It’s been months since anyone hit the jackpot for Mega Millions or Powerball.
The Mega Millions jackpot for the Tuesday, September 7 drawing is an estimated $345 million, while the Powerball jackpot for the Wednesday, September 8 drawing is an estimated $388 million.
The last Mega Millions jackpot was $56-million won on June 8. The ticket was sold in Illinois. Tuesday night’s will be the largest since May 21, when a $515 million jackpot was won on a ticket sold in Pennsylvania.
Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing will be the 30th since the jackpot was last hit June 5, when a
$285.6 million jackpot was won on a ticket sold in Florida. Wednesday’s jackpot is the game’s largest
since January 20, when a $731.1 million jackpot was won on a ticket sold in Maryland.
You can learn more about these and other lottery games in Massachusetts on the Massachusetts Lottery website.
Mega Millions tickets are $2 each and drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 p.m. in Atlanta, GA. Powerball tickets are also $2 each with drawings every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. in Tallahassee, FL.