Happy Monday lottery players! This week we start with a high jackpots, ready for the taking! Both Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots rolled over last weekend. Powerball remains the larger prize with an estimated jackpot of $80 million. The Mega Millions jackpot is now estimated at $39 million.
While there were no jackpot winners, there lots of other lucky winners for Powerball and Mega Millions this weekend! For Powerball, there were two people that matched all five white numbers for a million dollars each from Iowa and New Jersey. There were also 15 players that matched four white numbers and the Powerball $10,000 apiece! Two of these winners chose the Power Play option and multiplied their winnings to $40,000!
For Mega Millions, there were no match five winners for a million dollars this time around. However, there were 21 people that matched four white numbers and the Megaball for $5,000 a piece! Three of those winners also chose the Megaplier option and multiplied their winnings by four!
Congratulations to all the winners from last weekend!
Want a shot at winning the lottery? Powerball and Mega Millions continue this week, starting tomorrow (8/18/2105) with Mega Millions. Remember – you can’t win if you don’t play!