No victor again: Powerball jackpot up to $620 million

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Powerball and Mega Millions are the two games with the largest payouts offered by the N.C. Education Lottery, and both are sold in many other states.

Just like in Friday's Mega Millions drawing, there was no jackpot victor in Saturday night's Powerball drawing.

If a player hits all six numbers to win the jackpot, they can opt for an immediate cash payment of £692 million ($90m) or receive the £1.26 billion ($1.6bn) prize over 29 years. The winning numbers were: 16, 54, 57, 62, 69, and Powerball 23. Mega Millions now marks the largest lottery prize in the history of the United States.

"Mega Millions has already entered historic territory, but it's truly astounding to think that now the jackpot has reached an all-time world record", Gordon Medenica, lead director of the Mega Millions Group, said in a statement.

There was no victor in Saturday night's Powerball $430 million drawing, just as there was no victor in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing.

In 2016, a $1.58 billion Powerball prize was split three ways by ticket holders from California, Florida and Tennessee.

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It costs $2 to play the game.

Fifteen tickets matched five numbers for second-tier prizes of at least $1 million.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302,575,350, but the odds of winning any of the lesser prizes are one in 24.

Lottery officials said the move was a pure answer to its players' calls.

The spike in the Mega Millions ticket price, from $1 to to $2, brought a major change to the starting amount.

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