LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Lottery players in Arkansas have two chances to become a multi-millionaire this weekend with the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots totaling more than $862 million.
According to a news release from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, The Powerball jackpot for the September 18 drawing at 9:59 p.m. has reached $457 million. It will continue to grow for Monday, September 20, and Wednesday, September 22, night drawings if no one claims the winning ticket.
The Mega Millions jackpot stands at $405 million for the drawing September 17 at 10 p.m.
The release says proceeds from draw game sales drive money for scholarships.
To purchase a ticket, people can visit local lottery retailers and ask for a Quick Pick or choose their own numbers.
For more information on game odds and how to play, visit MyArkansasLottery.com.