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Lottery Jackpots Skyrocket In New York State

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Both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots continue to grow with no recent winners. The combined jackpot is now sitting at $861 million.

Friday's Mega Millions drawing is at least $368 million dollars. While the upcoming Powerball drawing, set for Saturday, comes with a jackpot of just under a half-billion dollars. The Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing is currently $493 million, according to lottery officials.

The cost to buy a ticket for the Mega Millions or Powerball is $2. Both drawings will be streamed live online.

Third-prize-winning Powerball Ticket Sold In Monroe, Orange County, New York

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"The winning numbers for the Powerball game are drawn from a field of one to 69. The Power Ball is drawn from a separate field of one to 26. When purchased, the Power Play option provides players with a chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes up to 10 times. The Powerball drawing is televised every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m.," the New York State Lottery stated.

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