MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (CBS) – The Pennsylvania Lottery says they are seeing brisk sales as nearly a half a billion dollars (yes, with a b) in jackpot prizes are up for grabs on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
The Mega Millions drawing, which will be held Tuesday night, offers an annuity value of $321 million and a cash prize of $194.1 million, making it the game’s eighth largest jackpot on record.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Sunday System Brings First Chance Of Snowflakes For Parts Of Region
Wednesday’s Powerball jacket boasts an annuity value of $178 million and a cash prize of $111.1 million.
Lottery Executive Director Sil Lutkewitte says, “We always ask players to play responsibly and pooling ticket purchases with family members, friends and coworkers is a fun way to do that.”READ MORE: Man Dead After Being Shot 18 Times In Olney, Police Say
So team up if you’d like, or buy your tickets solo, but Mega Millions tickets are only on sale until 9:59 p.m. Tuesday and tickets for the next Powerball drawing are available until 9:59 p.m. Wednesday.
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