Feeling lucky? The Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots now total more than $950 million combined after Wednesday’s drawing failed to produce a winner.
Winning Saturday’s Powerball jackpot means you’ll net $550 million, the eighth largest lottery prize ever, and Friday’s Mega Millions $450 million pot is one of the largest lottery prizes ever as well.
If you win the $550 million Powerball jackpot on Saturday, it’s payable in 30 annual installments, with a one-time cash option of $347.9 million before taxes! The Mega Millions is worth $261 million before taxes. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in more than 302 million! (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
What would you buy if you won?