MegaMillions hits $1,000,000,000 Powerball at $470,000,000

DES MOINES, Iowa - Who wants to be a billionaire?  The MegaMillions jackpot for Friday is now raised to $1,000,000,000 dollars.  The odds are pretty crazy, one in 302.5 million.

If you also play Powerball, that jackpot is up, as well, at $470,000,000 dollars. 

Your odds of winning both?  1 in 88 quadrillion (that's 15 zeros).

The largest U.S. jackpot was about $1.6 billion, for a 2016 Powerball contest, and it was shared by the holders of three winning tickets.


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