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Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots both hit triple-digits

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing has climbed to an estimated $297 million, the largest this year.

Nationally, Powerball is capturing some of the spotlight as well, running up a $100 million jackpot for Saturday.

For $1, Mega Millions seems the better deal, offering almost triple the jackpot for half the price of a Powerball ticket which is $2 per play.

However, to bring home the Mega Millions jackpot win, someone will have to overcome steep odds of 1 in 259 million.

The Lottery urges everyone to please, play responsibly.

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