Mega Millions at More than $600 Million

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Mega Millions Jackpot has now soared to more than $600 million for Tuesday night’s drawing. The lottery company says the odds of getting all six numbers correct are about one in 259 million. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, you’re more likely to die from a bee sting, which … Continue reading »

Powerball Jackpot Third Largest Ever

(CNN) — There were no Powerball jackpot winners over the weekend, so the pot has ballooned to a whopping $400 million. That’s the third highest amount ever. Every time it rolls over, the jackpot increases by at least $10 million. The $400 million jackpot is equal to $230.3 million in cash if the winner chooses … Continue reading »

Local Residents Try Luck at Powerball

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Since no one cashed in on the Powerball jackpot Wednesday, people are testing their luck to see if they’ll be the lucky winner of Saturday’s $550 million jackpot. A local Dari Mart saw steady traffic of shoppers picking up those Powerball tickets Thursday. When the store manager arrived at work that morning, … Continue reading »