ORLANDO, Fla. – The third-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history is at stake Tuesday night.
The Mega Millions prize stands at $865 million, the second largest in the game’s history.
Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot grew to an estimated $730 million after no one matched all five numbers and the red ball in the drawing on Saturday night. If a lottery player strikes big in the next Powerball drawing on Wednesday, it would be the fifth-largest jackpot ever in the U.S.
Mega Millions and Powerball are both played in 45 states as well as Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Powerball also is offered in Puerto Rico.
Watch the drawings on News 6 at 11 p.m.