ATLANTA — Today could be the day! You just have to buy a lottery ticket.
The Mega Millions jackpot has risen to an astounding $750 million after no one matched all 6 numbers Tuesday night. This is the second highest jackpot ever.
The Powerball jackpot, which is being drawn tonight, stands at $550 million.
You can watch EVERY Powerball and Mega Millions drawing LIVE on Channel 2! Mega Millions drawings are on Tuesday and Friday. Powerball drawings are on Wednesday and Saturday.
The cash option for the Mega Millions jackpot is $550.6 million. The cash option for Powerball is $411.4 million.
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While no one matched all 6 numbers in Mega Millions’ drawing, at least one person from Georgia matched 5 numbers, which could have netted that person as much as $2 million.
The largest Powerball jackpot ever was in Jan. 13, 2016, in which three winning tickets were sold; one in Tennessee, one in Florida and one in California.
The largest Mega Millions jackpot ever was in Oct. 2018 when an anonymous person in South Carolina. won $1.537 billion.
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