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Weekend Jackpot Drawings Top $450 MILLION

1/7/2021 8:56:34 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (January 7, 2021) – For only the third time, both Powerball® and Mega Millions® are topping $450 million. On Friday Mega Millions® draws for $490 million. Saturday night Powerball® draws for $470 million.

Mega Millions® Jackpot - $490 MILLION, cash value $372 million
The eighth largest Mega Millions® jackpot drawing happens Friday at 11 p.m. Tickets are $2 and must be purchased by 10 p.m. Odds of winning the jackpot are about 1 in 303 million.

Powerball® Jackpot - $470 MILLION, cash value $362 million
Tickets for Saturday’s tenth largest Powerball® jackpot drawing must be purchased by 9:59 p.m. for the 10:59 p.m. drawing. Powerball tickets are $2. The odds of winning it all are about 1 in 293 million.

The Lottery reminds players that it only takes one ticket to win. So, please, play responsibly.

Good luck, South Carolina!