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Mega Millions, Powerball eclipse $300 million grand prize this week

What better way to bid farewell to 2020 then by winning a $300 million lottery prize?

“For the first time since May 2019, both Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots have surpassed the $300 million mark,” according to the Colorado Lottery.

The next drawing for the Mega Millions game is on Friday, and the Powerball drawing is on Saturday.

“We are thrilled to see these jackpots both rise to this level for the first time in over a year,” said Tom Seaver, lottery director, in a news release. “We hope someone in Colorado will win and get a very happy holiday gift indeed.”

The Friday Mega Millions jackpot will be about $310 million, with a $280 million cash option. The drawing is at 9 p.m. The Saturday Powerball drawing will be about $304 million, with a $236 million cash prize.

Of course, there is no guarantee, but best of luck. And Happy New Year!


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