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Weekend Jackpots Total Nearly $1 Billion
1/4/2018 11:57:04 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (January 4, 2018) – This weekend lottery players have a chance at two cool jackpots that combined total nearly $1 billion. On Friday Mega Millions® draws for $445 million. Saturday night Powerball® draws for $550 million.

Tickets are $2 for each game and are available at most convenience stores and grocery stores in our state.

Mega Millions® tickets must be purchased by 10 p.m. for Friday’s drawing. Players can buy Powerball® tickets up until 9:59 p.m. on Saturday.

Both games offer similar odds of winning it all. You have a 1 in 303 million chance at winning the Mega Millions® jackpot, and your odds of taking home the Powerball® prize are slightly better at 1 in 293 million.

The Lottery reminds players it only takes one ticket to win. Please, play responsibly.

Good luck, South Carolina.

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