$1M Powerball ticket sold in Lexington; Saturday's jackpot grows to $430M

Mega Millions $900M, Powerball $430M Jackpots Await This Weekend

The jackpot will grow to an estimated $430 million for Saturday's drawing.

Nobody won the big Powerball jackpot Wednesday night.

Lottery officials say three people have won $1 million playing in the past 10 days.

Excitement had already mounted earlier this week as many speculated whether the Mega Millions jackpot would hit a new record high.

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The Mega Millions jackpot stands at $900 million, and will likely go up before Friday's drawing. The odds for Mega Millions, meanwhile, is 302,575,350 to 1. Winners include Ashley Eggen of Elizabethtown, who won a $1 million prize in the Mega Millions drawing on October 8.

A person who bought a ticket at the Stop & Shop in East Wareham matched all five numbers in Wednesday night's drawing but did not hit the Powerball, according to the Massachusetts State Lottery.

"Everyone is talking about the jackpot and running out to buy tickets for tonight's drawing", Gordon Medenica, Mega Millions lead director and Maryland Lottery and Gaming director, said in a CBS News report. The winning ticket was purchased at Minit Mart on Leestown Road. In Michigan, winners are anonymous unless they win Mega Millions or Powerball prizes.

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