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Lottery Jackpot Total Over Half a Million Dollars for Mid-Week Drawings

Powerball jackpot at $293 million,
Mega Millions jackpot at $222 million

 BRAINTREE, MA (FEBRUARY 26, 2018) – The Powerball jackpot for the Wednesday, February 28 drawing is an estimated $293 million, while the Mega Millions jackpot for the Tuesday, February 27 drawing is an estimated $222 million.

The cash option on the Powerball prize is an estimated $172.6 million, while the cash option on the Mega Millions prize is an estimated $130.7 million

Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing will be the 15th since the jackpot was last hit January 5, when a $450 million jackpot was won on a ticket sold in Florida.

Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing will be the 15th since the jackpot was last hit January 6, when a $559.7 million jackpot was won on a ticket sold in New Hampshire.

Mega Millions tickets are $2 each and can be played in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Tickets for Tuesday’s drawing can be purchased until 10:45 p.m. Tuesday at Massachusetts Lottery retailers throughout the state.  Drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 p.m. ET in Atlanta, GA.

Powerball tickets are $2 each and can be played in 44 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Tickets for Wednesday’s drawing can be purchased until 9:50 p.m. Wednesday at Massachusetts Lottery retailers across the state.  Drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET in Tallahassee, Florida.

All drawings are available via the Lottery’s website – masslottery.com, and can also be viewed on the Lottery’s official FacebookTwitter and YouTube accounts.

Tom Duggan

Tom Duggan

Tom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying Attention TV/Radio Program, lectures on media bias and police issues, is a former Lawrence School Committeeman, former political director for Mass. Citizens Alliance, and a 1990 Police Survivor. You can email your comments to valleypatriot@aol.com.

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