Friday’s $450 million jackpot is the fourth-largest Mega Millions jackpot and the 13th largest U.S. lottery jackpot. The cash option for Friday’s jackpot is about $281 million.
If a player win’s Friday’s $450 million jackpot, it would be the largest Mega Millions prize won in the state.
Saturday’s $570 million jackpot is the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot and the seventh-largest U.S. lottery jackpot. The cash option for Saturday’s jackpot is about $359 million.
Combined, both lottery jackpots will exceed 1 billion dollars.
Players have plenty of time to purchase tickets for both drawings. Lottery retailers throughout the state are selling Mega Millions tickets until 9:45 p.m. Friday. Powerball tickets may be purchased until 8:45 p.m. on Saturday.