$1M Powerball ticket sold in Lexington; Saturday's jackpot grows to $430M

The Mega Millions jackpot has increased Friday to $1 billion

The estimated jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has climbed to $430 million, according to the Powerball website, after there was no grand prize victor following Wednesday night's drawing. The winning numbers on Tuesday were 69, 45, 61, 3, 49, and the Mega Ball was 9.

Lottery officials say three people have won $1 million playing in the past 10 days.

Lottery officials say scammers are targeting people through email saying they may have won $1 million and they are using the Mega Millions logo as part of their letterhead to make it look legitimate.

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- Millions are on the line after this week's lottery drawings came and went with no victor.

Mega Millions is offered in 44 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.

The Mega Millions jackpot ballooned to a record high: $970 million for Friday night's drawing.

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From July 27 through October 16, Mega Millions sales in North Carolina raised an estimated $10.6 million for education, the lottery site said.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is one out of 302 million.

"Ultimately, these games, they're all about the jackpots", Gordon Medenica, Maryland's lottery and gaming director, said Wednesday. "The way you want to think about it is that there are set amount of numbers in the game, and it's you against probability, not against the other players". Most winners take the cash option, which would pay more than half a billion dollars after taxes, or an annuity, with one initial payment and annual installments over 29 years.

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While the odds of winning are a daunting 1-in-303 million - you're about 20,000 times more likely to be struck by lightning in your lifetime - it does happen. MA residents have the biggest taste for playing the odds, spending nearly $763 per year on lottery tickets, the study found.

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