BIG LOTTERY JACKPOTS PUSH TICKET SALES

first_imgLottery players in the state might be thinking about having two tickets to paradise.Iowa Lottery spokesperson Mary Neubauer says the Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots have both climbed above the 300-million dollar mark for the first time ever.Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/BIG1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC….RATCHET UP :13The Powberball jackpot is an estimated 356 million dollars, while the Mega Millions is estimated at 382 million.Neubauer says it’s causing a lot of people to ask if they could win the Mega Millions drawing tonight (Friday) and double down with the Powerball win on Saturday.Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/BIG2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC….HAPPENING :06The two jackpots are providing a little more excitement around the Iowa Lottery office as summer can be a slower month.Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/BIG3.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC….BACK UP :21Wednesday’s Powerball saw two tickets in Iowa coming within one number each of hitting Powerball jackpot.A ticket purchased in Avoca in western Iowa won a one million dollar prize, while a ticket purchased in Colfax in central Iowa won a 50-thousand dollar prize.last_img read more