Summer is slowly coming to an end, but it didn’t prove as a fortunate season for lotto enthusiast playing the most popular games in the US. Both Mega Millions and Powerball have been rolling over for months, and are currently offering over $350.000.000. It’s possible someone will stop rollover train in its track in the next two days, scooping an enormous fortune most people can only dream of.
When it comes to Mega Millions, the latest draw that failed to produce a jackpot winner took place on August 8th. The winning numbers were 11, 17, 50, 52 and 74, plus the Mega Ball 14, and even though no one matched them all four participants came very close. They are residents of California, Florida, Georgia and New York and each of them collected an impressive $1.000.000 pay-out for correctly guessing the five main numbers. After another rollover on Tuesday night, Mega Millions jackpot reached $393.000.000, which is currently the sixth largest prize in this game’s history.
In case of Powerball, the winning combination consisting of the numbers 12, 30, 36, 47 and 62 with the Power Ball 9 didn’t transform anyone into a multi-millionaire on August 9th, but several players greeted these numbers with a huge smile on their face. The drawing produced a total of almost 1.600.000 winners who collected around $16.900.000 in non-jackpot prizes. The luckiest of the bunch were three participants from Iowa, Oregon and Texas who netted $1.000.000 each after correctly guessing the five main numbers. Powerball jackpot offered this Saturday night will amount to $356.000.000 – buy a ticket HERE for a chance to take it home.
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