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01-17-2021 Jackpots Each Over $700 Million For First Time Ever in Longest Runs in Game Histories

Charleston, W.Va. – The jackpots for both Mega Millions and Powerball continue to climb into record-breaking territory, as another weekend of unmatched winning numbers puts the two over simultaneous $700 million marks for the first time ever. Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot is estimated at $850 million, and if won, would be the 2nd largest jackpot in game history and the 3rd largest in U.S. lottery history. Powerball sits at $730 million, which would be the 4th largest jackpot in game… View Article

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