$4 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Florida

07 January, 2018, 10:03 | Author: Irene Delgado
  • Three Powerball tickets sold in SE Louisiana worth tens of thousands

No winning tickets were sold for the $460 million Powerball drawing.

The $550 million amount refers to the annuity payout option, in which the victor receives 30 payments over 29 years.

The jackpot jumps to an estimated $550 million for Saturday's drawing.

If no one wins, the jackpot only will continue to grow.

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Two tickets matched the five numbers in Tuesday night's drawing. The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million.

It would be the 10th largest jackpot in USA lottery history if it's captured by a single winning ticket. The largest of those was August 23 when Mavis Wanczyk of Chicopee, Mass. bought a ticket worth $758.7 million.

She took the cash option - worth $480,500,936. The game is offered in 44 states, the Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. One sold in OH is a $1 million victor, while the other sold in Florida is worth $4 million because it included the optional Megaplier.

There's another jackpot to vie for Friday night: the Mega Millions and its $418 million prize.

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