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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – The Mega Millions jackpot is on the rise once again.
The Mega Millions jackpot has been rolling since July 27 resulting in a grand prize which now stands at $252 million.
The drawing takes place Tuesday, September 18.
The lump-sum payment for this jackpot is $148 million or winners can choose 30 annual installments.
Mega Millions jackpots start at $40 million and roll over until the jackpot is won.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1-in-302.5 million.
The Powerball jackpot stands at $163 million.
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.
You can watch the next Mega Millions drawing Tuesday night and the Powerball drawing Wednesday night during the 11pm news on CBS4, your official lottery station.