Combined Jackpots Reach More Than a Billion Dollars
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) With both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots in triple digit territory, the combined worth is around $1 billion according to Idaho Lottery Officials. This evenings draw for Mega Millions is estimated to be $450 million, which is the fourth largest jackpot for the game in history. Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot is estimated to be around $570 million dollars, which is the fifth largest in game history. The Idaho Lottery says it is the first time that both games have been over $450 million at the same time. People who have not purchased a ticket for the Mega Millions can do so up to 7:55 p.m. MT tonight and the same time Saturday night for the Powerball. Idaho Lottery reminds players to play responsibly and expect some places to have long lines.