As a result, the Powerball jackpot is now an estimated $384-million for Saturday's drawing. Its next drawing is Friday night.
In October, Mega Millionschanged the numbers that players could choose from, bringing the odds of picking all six numbers to 1 in 302.6 million, from 1 in 258.9 million under the old format.
Meanwhile, the Mega Millions jackpot raised itself to $306 million.
The cost of a Powerball ticket is $2. And so far it has worked. With slightly better odds than the Powerball game, it's rare that months pass without someone winning a Mega Millions jackpot. California resident Jeff Lindsay claimed the winning Powerball ticket June 10 and received an annuity of $447.8 million. To win the jackpot, a player must match each of the six winning numbers in an illustration.
The chance of winning both games is one in 88 quadrillion. It's those mega jackpots that incite individuals who typically wouldn't purchase a ticket to toss down $2 (or more) for an opportunity to win.
The move was similar to one made by Powerball in October 2015. The last time both were above $300 million at the same time, sellers reported people snapping up tickets to both Mega Millions and Powerball. In this photo, a customer buys Powerball tickets at Kavanagh Liquor in San Lorenzo, California, Jan. 13, 2016.
"Once things calm down, we plan on working closely with our team of advisors to determine how to properly manage and invest this newfound wealth to ensure that we can support our family and causes that are important to us for many generations to come", they added.
A MHP trooper who responded to the scene says the crash claimed the life of a Polson woman in her sixties. The vehicle then got pushed into the path of an SUV before it ran off the highway and overturned.
Any team that would give me that opportunity to be part of their organization, it would mean the world to me". The Browns have locked up to the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft for the second straight year.
The Virginia State Board of Elections has delayed a drawing that would have decided the state's House of Delegates race. Before the November 7 elections, Republicans outnumbered Democrats in the House 66-34.
A day after the election, Merrill said it was "highly unlikely" that Jones, 63, would not be certified as the victor . The complaint also noted the higher-than-expected turnout in the race, particularly in Jefferson County.
The crew was sent to Virginia Tuesday, where they'll be loaded onto a barge and transported to the USA territory. Dallas-based Oncor is sending crews and equipment to help restore power to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.
Local temperatures will remain below freezing most of the week with a blast of arctic air causing them to plummet this weekend. Despite the frigid temperatures, Correia said her colleagues were not expecting any records for lows.
Tiger Zinda Hai is the sequel to Salaman's Blockbuster flick " Ek Tha Tiger " which is directed by Director Kabir Khan. As per trade experts, Tiger Zinda Hai is so far the most expensive film for producers, Yash Raj Films.
WhatsApp will stop working on a selection of smartphones and mobile platforms in the new year, reported The Independent . As of now, users still running these operating systems can not open new WhatsApp accounts or re-verify old accounts.
Unlike Oakland, Philadelphia has a playoff spot sewn up and would clinch the top seed in the NFC with a win Monday. By the time you're done unwrapping your shiny new Carson Wentz jersey, it'll nearly be time for Sixers-Knicks.
SoftBank's Tender Bid For Uber Massively Successful
Getting the company ready to go public will be Khosrowshahi's ultimate goal over the next year, though it won't be easy. Uber Technologies Inc said in September it was shutting down the auto-leasing business, which had heavy losses.
Shoppers return unwanted Christmas gifts
Bristol resident Gary Greenier came ready to shop right at 7 a.m. "I'm looking to cash in my cash I guess", Eubanks explained. The owner of Provost Shoes agrees that the whole week between Christmas and New Years stays pretty busy at the mall.
Star shocks with Instagram Live 'sex' session
Along with the two tweets about about the leaked videos , she also retweeted several messages from fans praising the track. Page Six adds that before their pretend session Cardi talks about her mother.
Taimur Ali Khan wins hearts at Kapoor's Christmas Brunch
So when Bollywood's star kid Taimur Ali Khan was clicked taking his first steps, his fans could not contain their excitement. Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan had hosted an intimate Christmas party for the family members last night.
Latest UN Sanctions Are An Act Of War, North Korea Says
While Russia voted for the resolution, its ambassador complained about the USA focus on sanctions rather than talks. Chinese state-run tabloid the Global Times said on Saturday the tougher resolution was aimed at preventing war.
Kansas City sees its first snow of the winter
In Wyoming County, a lake effect snow warning will be in effect from 5 p.m. this afternoon through 6 p.m. A cold front moving through the area this morning is bringing more accumulating snow to Mid-Michigan.