Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots soar above $300 million!

August 7, 2017

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Aug. 7, 2017 – Mega news for WyoLottoTM players today. The Mega Millions jackpot skyrocketed to $346 million, and the Powerball jackpot rose to $307 million—a lucky number for Wyomingites.

With jackpots this big, players can go from dreaming about an island vacation to owning their own private beach.

WyoLotto players have been winning across the state with Mega Millions and Powerball prizes every week, and the next winner could celebrate a life-changing ticket.

WyoLotto is encouraging players to stop by their nearest retailer and purchase a ticket today.

“These jackpots really get us amped up. I am really hoping to see the big winner of both Powerball and Mega Millions be from the Cowboy State!” said Jon Clontz, WyoLotto CEO.

The cash payout for Mega Millions would be approximately $216 million, and Powerball would be $193.2 million. This is the highest jackpot for Mega Millions in more than a year, when it hit a record $536 million on July 8, 2016. In the last year, Powerball’s jackpot has reached above $300 million three times.

Almost every day of the week is an opportunity for WyoLotto players to win big with drawings happening each day except Sunday. Mega Millions draws are on Tuesday and Friday at 9 p.m. Powerball draws are on Wednesday and Saturday at 9 p.m.