BUZZ GENERATES AMONG PLAYERS AS AMERICA’S DUELING JACKPOTS COMPETE

~ Multi-State Jackpots offer a combined $515 Million~

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TALLAHASSEE – Excitement is buzzing among Lottery players nationwide as jackpots for both multi-state games, POWERBALL® and MEGA MILLIONS®, have risen to a combined total of $515 million! The POWERBALL jackpot rolled to $293 million after Saturday night’s draw, and the MEGA MILLIONS jackpot rolled to $222 million after Friday night’s draw.

POWERBALL jackpots start at $40 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-69) and the red POWERBALL (1-26). There are eight other ways to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $4 to $1 million or up to $2 million if the ticket includes Power Play. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately one-in-24.87.

MEGA MILLIONS jackpots start at $40 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-70) and the golden Mega Ball number (1-25). There are eight other ways to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $2 to $1 million or up to $5 million if the ticket includes Megaplier. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately one-in-24.

Even if players don’t win the jackpot, they can still claim cash prizes of up to $2 million with POWERBALL and up to $5 million with MEGA MILLIONS. Players are reminded to sign the back of their tickets at the time of purchase and keep them in a safe place. The integrity of all games is of utmost importance to the Florida Lottery.

Purchase your tickets at any of the more than 13,000 Lottery retailers for your chance to become Florida?s newest multi-millionaire. The Florida Lottery reminds all players to play responsibly, as it only takes one ticket to win. As with all Florida Lottery products, players must be 18 years or older to play.

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