Powerball and Mega Millions in a Tight Race For Lottery Supremacy

A Tight Race Continues Between Powerball and Mega Millions, Both Jackpots Soaring to Astronomical Heights

Powerball and Mega Millions, the two titans of the American lottery system, are locked in a thrilling head-to-head battle, The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to the billion-dollar & Powerball is near to reaching that mark. This unprecedented situation has ignited a nationwide frenzy, with players across the country captivated by the possibility of winning life-changing sums of money.

Both Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots soar to astronomical heights after no winner emerging in either drawing on March 22 and March 23rd, the race for lottery supremacy continues to heat up.

Powerball Jackpot reached $800 Million:Powerball

The Powerball jackpot has skyrocketed to a staggering $800 million with a cash value of $384.8 Million after no ticket matched all six winning numbers for the March 23 drawing. Saturday night’s drawing marks the 35th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. But Players from a few states (CA, FL, IN, TX, WA) won the game’s second prize after matching all white balls. The last drawing’s Winning Numbers were: 6, 23, 25, 34, and 51.

That January win saw a lucky Michigan resident claim a life-changing $842.4 million prize, marking the fifth-largest jackpot in Powerball history.

Mega Millions Jackpot reached $1.1 Billion:

Not to be outdone, Mega Millions boasts a jackpot of an equally impressive $1.1 billion! Similar to Powerball, no winning ticket emerged during the March 22 drawing, extending the streak of jackpot-less nights. While no ticket matched all six numbers in the most recent Mega Millions drawing on Friday, March 22nd, five lucky players did snag a significant consolation prize. They matched five numbers, securing $1 million each. The winning numbers for that drawing were 3, 8, 31, 35, and 44, and the Mega Ball number was 16.Mega Millions

Mega Millions had a record-breaking moment in December 2023, with a Florida Lottery player walking away with a staggering $1 billion jackpot. Friday night’s drawing was the 30th drawing but no winner.

The combined Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots now surpass $1.9 billion, making it a truly historic moment for lottery enthusiasts. All eyes are now set on the upcoming drawings. The next Powerball drawing takes place on Monday, March 25th, while Mega Millions will be drawn again on Tuesday, March 26th.

Source: For updated information on Lottery payouts and Federal tax obligations visit www.irs.gov.

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