Mega Millions and Powerball are offering Georgia Lottery players a chance to win big. Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot is $318 million, and Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot has reached $420 million.
The Mega Millions jackpot has grown since Jan. 9 and has rolled 18 times. Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment options: the $318 million annuity prize paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29 annual graduated payments; or the cash option, which is approximately $187 million.
Powerball began growing Jan. 10 and has rolled 18 times. Powerball offers two jackpot payment options: the $420 million jackpot prize paid over 29 years in 30 graduated payments; or the cash option, which is approximately $248 million.
Mega Millions and Powerball tickets are $2 per play and can be purchased at Georgia Lottery retailers. Georgia residents also can purchase tickets via the Georgia Lottery app or online at www.galottery.com.
Mega Millions players can multiply prizes with the Megaplier option for an additional $1 per play. Mega Millions also offers a new optional $3 wager Just the Jackpot that allows players to receive two entries for a chance to win the game’s jackpot prize only.
Powerball players can multiply prizes with the Power Play option for an additional $1 per play.
As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Mega Millions and Powerball will benefit education in the state of Georgia.
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