That's the sixth-largest jackpot in the game's 15-year history.
- As a result of brisk ticket sales, Georgia Lottery officials announced Thursday that the Mega Millions estimated jackpot has been bumped from $382 million to $393 million for Friday's drawing. In the seven years since all USA lotteries began selling both Powerball and Mega Millions tickets, both games have never offered prizes so large at the same time.
Prizes are based on annuity options, paid over 29 years.
For the first time ever, the jackpots in Powerball and Mega Millions have topped the $350 million mark at the same time.
The next Mega Millions drawing is at 11 p.m. on Friday; Powerball, 10:59 p.m. on Saturday.
So, what are your odds of winning either of the two prizes?
The combined jackpots for this week's Mega Millions and Powerball drawings stands at a combined annuity value of $738 million, according to Pennsylvania Lottery officials. The Mega Million odds are slightly better - only 1 in 259 million.
The chance of winning both jackpots?
1 in 75 quadrillion.