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Powerball and Mega Millions Reach Epic Levels, This Weekend’s Jackpots Soar

Get out this weekend and get your Powerball AND Mega Millions tickets. If you're someone who waits until the jackpots reach a certain level, well now is your time to buy. The Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing will be $376 million. While the Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing will be $525 million. Both are jackpots that are certainly worthy of leaving the couch for. The cash option for Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $247.1 million. It will be the 22nd drawing since the last jackpot was hit back on December 8th. The cash option for Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $177.5 million. It seems that everyone has their own way of deciding their numbers. A lot of people go by the easiest, the "quick pick" which picks the random numbers for you. Then there are other people who put great care in picking specific numbers. They use their anniversary date, their kid's birthdays, and even numbers that come to them in a dream. Apparently about 70-80% of people do "quick picks." About the same percentage of people who win use "quick picks." So I guess it doesn't matter which you decide to do. However you pick your tickets, it's always fun to dream about winning Powerball. You never know if you could be the lucky person to buy that $2 dollar ticket. So good luck this weekend! And while you're grabbing your Powerball and Mega Millions tickets, get a scratch ticket too! These are the tickets that give you the best odds to win in the month of February.

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