Two giant lottery jackpots now with a combined $857 million on the line


CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – It would be quite a start to the new year to collect on one of the giant jackpots up for grabs.

The MegaMillions jackpot has climbed to $447 million.

That drawing is Tuesday night.

The Powerball jackpot is up to $410 million.

The drawing for that is Wednesday night.

At $857 million, this is the highest combined jackpot total for the multi-state jackpot games in more than two years.

This is the third time that both games have simultaneously had jackpots larger than $400 million.

The odds of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is 1 in about 293 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. The overall chance of winning any prize is 1 in 24.87.

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