Arkansas Powerball reaches $570M, Mega Millions at $450M
06 January, 2018, 02:17 | Author: Phil Peters
It would bring in millions of dollars in new revenue, and keep lottery fans from having to travel across state lines to get in the game.
At stake in Friday's 11 p.m. EST (0400 GMT Saturday) Mega Millions drawing is a $450 million prize, the fourth-largest in its history with a $281 million payout if the victor selects a lump-sum payment.
The cash option for tonight's drawing is $281 million.
Powerball is drawn at 10:59 p.m. EST on Wednesdays and Saturdays, while Mega Millions drawings happen at 11 p.m. EST on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Last January, a record $1.586 billion was won in the Powerball contest, while the record winnings for Mega Millions occurred in 2012 when three winners shared a $656 million jackpot, 6ABC reported.
Manager Jeff Green said almost all of the players getting lotto tickets are from Utah, since gambling is illegal in the Beehive State.
"I figure taxes and stuff, it's worth it when it gets up to $300 million or so", said Nate Boos, bought lottery ticket.
LG Announces the HU80KA 4K UHD Projector - CES 2018 In fact, LG claims the ease with which the HU80KA projector can be used and installed happens to be the biggest USP of the device. Considering the LG Full HD projectors top out at 2,000 lumens that's an impressive jump up for this beast of a unit.
Mariah Carey Comes Back Strong for 2018 NYE Performance When it seemed, there was no tea to be found she continued: "Oh this is a disaster, well we're just going to have to rough it". In a freaky discussion before she started, Mariah lamented the fact that there was no hot tea for her drink on stage.
The likelihood of winning either of these jackpots is close to 1-in-300 million and the likelihood of winning both the jackpots, totaling more than $1.2 billion, is 1-in-88-quadrillion.
Less than a five minute drive away, sales of the namesake lottery game have been on the increase.
Your odds of pulling that one off?
Both jackpots have been rolling since October.
If no one gets the winning numbers, it will roll over and could reach $720 million.
Recent big Powerball wins in North Dakota include a $100,000 Powerball with Power Play purchased from a Superpumper in Minot on December 30.
I never won one of those $15 million Mega Millions jackpots, but I always figured I had a chance.
Only 1,550 Model 3s were delivered in 2017's fourth quarter, the company said in an online statement Wednesday. It then intends to achieve the previously predicted 5,000-per-week milestone by the end of the second quarter.
The fire is believed to have started in the Beverly Hills Furniture store on the street level of the four-floor building. The incident took place on Thursday night and has been termed as the deadliest fire to hit NY in more than 25 years.
Gionta, the former Buffalo Sabres captain from Rochester, will be joined on the men's team by Sabres prospect Will Borgen . Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team will be one of 12 teams competing at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.
The moon is going to be a spectacular sight on January 31. "But it's another great chance to watch the moon". The wolf moon glows behind a dog-shaped lantern in Dalian, Liaoning province, China , on January 1.
He also called on "all concerned to refrain from violence and for worldwide obligations on human rights to be observed". Authorities have also blocked access to Instagram and the messaging app Telegram to try to damp down the protests.
U.S. to Withhold All Security Assistance to Pakistan
But it could end up backfiring by diminishing the cooperation between the USA and Pakistan to combat terror groups in the region. Conditions for the country's religious minorities, including Hindus, Christians and Ahmadis , are widely considered poor.
The final season of Game of Thrones will arrive in 2019
However, season 7 bucked that trend, premiering last summer after the production was delayed to take advantage of icier weather. However they've now officially announced that it'll be 2019 for the eighth and final season, which is only six episodes long.
National Weather Service: Snow is in the forecast
The National Weather Service says it was the coldest New Year's Day on record in Chicago with a high of 1 degree (-17 Celsius). The cold was blamed for the deaths of two men in separate incidents in Milwaukee, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel .
LG develops 88-inch 8K OLED display
The entertainment industry is just catching up with support for 4K and will take a bit longer to rally behind 8K at this rate. We'll know what LG and Samsung, among others, have in store for us once CES 2018 kicks off starting January 9.
Hard Freeze Warning and Wind Chill Advisory issued
10 to 15 miles per hour will result in dangerously cold wind chills ranging from 0 to 10 above zero across the Four State region. Temperatures will be in the teens at midnight, including in the city, with a wind chill in the low single digits.