Some New York State residents may have a weekend they will never forget. $1.4 billion is up for grabs.

Lottery players in New York State have their hopes set on winning a lottery jackpot this weekend with a combined estimated jackpot total of more than $1.4 billion

Powerball Jackpot Is Now $875 Million

Powerball Jackpot Reaches A Record $1.9 Billion
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The Powerball jackpot has increased again. No one hit the jackpot on Wednesday, which means the jackpot has grown to an estimated $875 million.

The cash option for the Saturday, July 15 drawing is an estimated $441.9 million, according to Powerball officials.

The jackpot currently ranks as the third largest Powerball jackpot, only behind the world record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot won last year, and the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot won in 2016.

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The Powerball jackpot was last hit on April 19, 2023.

Mega Millions Jackpot Now Over Half a Billion Dollars

Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Rises Past $600 Million
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Meanwhile, the Mega Millions jackpot has increased to over a half-billion dollars.

The jackpot for Friday's drawing is at least $560 million, with a cash option of $281.1 million, according to Mega Millions officials.

This marks just the seventh time the Mega Millions jackpot is above $550 million.

"There’s Mega excitement brewing for Mega Millions® as the jackpot surges past $550 million for just the seventh time in the game’s 21-year history! After no ticket matched all six numbers in the July 11 drawing – the white balls 10, 17, 33, 51 and 64, plus the gold Mega Ball 5 – the estimated jackpot for the next drawing on Friday, July 14, is $560 million," Mega Millions stated.

Justin Sullivan
Justin Sullivan

The last Mega Millions jackpot was won on April 18. That winning ticket was sold in New York State.

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The current roll began after the jackpot was last won in New York on April 18,

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