TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – Who wouldn’t love a huge lottery jackpot for the holidays?
Both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots rolled over this week and are now worth a combined total value of $547 million.
The Mega Millions jackpot now stands at $247 million after Tuesday night’s drawing and the Powerball jackpot is currently $300 million after Wednesday night’s drawing.
Powerball jackpots start at $40 million and roll over until the jackpot is won.
The chance of winning the Powerball jackpot is 292.2 million to one.
Powerball tickets are $2 each and are played in 44 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Mega Millions jackpots also start at $40 million and roll until the jackpot is won.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1-in-302.5 million.
You can watch the next Mega Millions drawing Friday night and the Powerball drawing Saturday night during the 11pm news on CBS4, your official lottery station.