The Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots have a combined value of $1.9 billion

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  • The Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots have a combined value of $1.9 billion.
  • No tickets matched all six numbers in any of the lotteries in the most recent drawings.
  • This is the sixth-largest Powerball jackpot drawing in history.

The total value of the Powerball and Mega Millions Powerball jackpots is now about $2 billion after no tickets matched all six numbers in most drawings.

The Powerball jackpot has now reached $800 million, the sixth-largest jackpot ever, while the Mega Millions jackpot stands at $1.1 billion.

In monetary terms, the lottery is worth $384.8 million and $525.8 million, respectively.

Lottery winners can either receive the cash value of the prize or choose annual payments over time, but winnings are treated as regular income and subject to state and federal income taxes..

This is “rapidly climbing the rankings as one of the biggest in the game” and is now the sixth-largest prize draw in history, Arsenal He said in a statement issued on Sunday.

The next Powerball drawing will be held on Monday night, and the odds of winning the jackpot in the game are 1 in 292.9 million.

Mega Millions will draw the numbers again on Tuesday with odds of 1 in 302.6 million.

“Lottery fever continues to spread across the country,” Gretchen Corbin, head of the Georgia Lottery, said in a television broadcast. Mega Millions statement.

“We appreciate our dedicated players and retailers, and encourage everyone to play responsibly,” she said.

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The largest lottery jackpot ever won was a $2.04 billion jackpot in November 2022.

But getting rich overnight doesn't always change lives for the better – some winners have ended up in debt or even been sent to prison.

The lucky winner should think of it as preparing for a marathon and learn to say no to friends and family, a lottery consultant previously told Business Insider.

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