Tuesday’s drawing for Mega Tens of millions lifted the estimated mixed jackpots of it and fellow lottery Powerball to $1.72 billion.
The jackpot for Mega Tens of millions, which nobody received Tuesday evening, has risen to $720 million. Powerball mentioned its jackpot now stands at $1 billion, pushed to that degree by no grand prize winner popping out of its Monday drawing.
The Powerball jackpot has been steadily rising within the 38 drawings which have taken place since April when a $2.05 billion jackpot went to somebody in California.
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Solely two different earlier Powerball jackpots have topped the present one by way of measurement, the lottery mentioned.
Powerball gave out its largest-ever grand prize in 2022, with the jackpot coming in at a worth of $2.04 billion. In 2016, somebody received the second-largest jackpot at $1.586 billion, based on the lottery.
A fortunate Powerball ticket bringing somebody its huge windfall might probably come as quickly as Wednesday night through the lottery’s deliberate drawing.
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Mega Tens of millions, in the meantime, has now gone 26 drawings with no ticket touchdown somebody the grand prize.
A profitable ticket for the Mega Tens of millions jackpot was most just lately drawn on two separate events in April. The one on April 14 introduced an estimated $483 million haul, whereas the opposite 4 days later was $20 million, the lottery mentioned.
Mega Tens of millions mentioned the newest estimated jackpot continues to carry a spot within the 10 largest it has seen in its historical past. Its largest, $1.537 billion, occurred about six years in the past.
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The present Powerball and Mega Tens of millions jackpots have one-time payout values of $516.8 million and $369.6 million, respectively. Mixed, it comes out to $886.4 million.
The mixed jackpots have been above $1 billion pre-tax since early July.
FOX Enterprise’ Sarah Rumpf-Whitten contributed to this report.