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Mega Millions, Powerball drawings this week bring jackpots worth hundreds of millions

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Beginning Tuesday, South Carolina lottery players can try their luck winning hundreds of millions of dollars.

The Mega Millions jackpot drawing for Tuesday night is for $318 million. Wednesday night’s Powerball® draw is for $420 million.

Mega Millions Tickets are $2 and must be purchased by 10 p.m. The drawing is at 11 p.m.  South Carolina has not yet had a Mega Millions jackpot win.  For that to happen, the winner must overcome odds of 1 in about 303 million. The jackpot winner can choose between a cash option of $187 million or an annuity worth $318 million. 

Tickets for the Powerball drawing is also $2 and the jackpot has a cash value of $248 million. 

SC Education Lottery officials said the state has sold seven jackpot winning Powerball tickets over the years, but the odds of winning it all are about 1 in 293 million. Tickets must be purchased by 9:59 p.m. on Wednesday for the drawing at 10:59 p.m.

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