Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots jump over $950 million

RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) – Lottery players in the east will have two chances to win big prizes with a total of $954 million this week.

The North Carolina Education Lottery announced that tonight’s Powerball drawing with have a $391 million jackpot available and tomorrow’s Mega Millions will have a $563 million jackpot.

“As both jackpots continue to grow simultaneously, players have multiple opportunities at life-changing prizes,” said Mark Michalko, executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery. “We would all love to see a big jackpot win in North Carolina this week.”

The odds of winning a Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302 million. The odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.

Tune in to WITN-TV for the results tonight and tomorrow night.