NATIONWIDE — Lottery officials call them "dueling jackpots."
- Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is $667 million
- Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $345 million
- Mega Millions was last won July 24
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Whatever term you prefer, the combined Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots combined are over a billion dollars ($1,012,000,000 to be exact).
Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is now up to $667 million, the largest in the game's history. The odds of winning the jackpot: 1 in over 302 million.
Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday has rolled to an estimated annuity of $345 million.
"Lotteries are in the fun and games business, and who wouldn't have fun thinking about nearly a billion dollars in prizes?" Mega Millions Lead Director Gordon Medenica said.
The current Mega Millions jackpot has been increasing since it was last won July 24, when 11 coworkers in California shared $543 million. The last Powerball jackpot of $245.6 million was won by a New York man August 11.
The odds of winning the top Mega Millions prize is one in 302.5 million.
The largest lottery prize in U.S. history was a 2016 Powerball jackpot of $1.586 billion, shared by three winners.
Information from CNN was used in this report.