LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Make good on a New Year’s resolution to make more money in 2018 by buying a ticket for the Mega Millions or Powerball lotteries, both of which have hefty jackpots this week.

Tonight’s Mega Million’s jackpot will be worth at least $343 million, while Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot is at least $440 million.

Both lotteries are played in multiple states, including California. This is just the second time that both Powerball and Mega Millions have topped the $300 million mark at the same time.

Tickets for each game are $2.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is about 1 in 303 million, but the odds for winning a Powerball jackpot are slightly better – about 1 in 293 million, according to the California State Lottery.


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