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.