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Powerball jackpot hits $350 million, Mega Millions hits $410 million

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Is today your lucky day?

There was no winner for Monday’s Powerball jackpot, so tonight’s draw worth a whopping $353 million.

The winner of tonight’s draw could be the first Powerball jackpot champion since January, when a married couple from Wisconsin $316.3 million in your pocket.

Disappointed Wednesday night lottery players will have the chance to cash in on Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot draw, which has now risen to a dazzling $410 million.

After confirming that there was no jackpot winner in Tuesday night’s drawing, Mega Millions announced that the prize had exceeded $400 million for the third time this year.

The Mega Millions jackpot last made headlines in July, when a ticket sold in Illinois won a staggering $1.34 billion – the third largest prize in US history.

Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot draw will be worth $353 million, while the Mega Millions draw has risen to $410 million this week.
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A Brooklyn man with the lottery tickets he bought at a gas station on October 5, 2022.
A Brooklyn man with the lottery tickets he bought at a gas station on October 5, 2022.
Paul Martinka for NY Post

The anonymous winner took the time to claim the prize, opting only for the $780.5 million lump sum payment after eight weeks of consultation with legal and financial advisors.

“It’s a surreal feeling to give away this amount and know what a huge impact it will have on the lives of the winners, as well as others close to them,” said Luis Rodriguez, manager of the Illinois Lottery Claims at the time.

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