Georgia Lottery officials announced today in advance of Friday’s historic Mega Millions jackpot that it has now hit $1 billion. The drawing is tonight.
As of yesterday afternoon, the jackpot had already reached $970 million with a cash option of $548.6 million. The Powerball jackpot, which will be drawn on Saturday, Oct. 20, was at $430 million with a cash option of $248 million. Lottery Places is a free app that allows people to locate lottery retailers near them or near any destination they choose. It is available for iPhone, Android, and Windows.
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