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2021 Press Releases

January 05, 2021

 

POWERBALL® and MEGA MILLIONS® combined jackpots nearing $850 million

TONIGHT’S MEGA MILLIONS® JACKPOT HAS AN ESTIMATED ANNUITY OF $432 MILLION. WEDNESDAY’S POWERBALL® DRAWING HAS AN ESTIMATED ANNUITY OF $410 MILLION.

Dover, DE — – Looking to start 2021 with a big win? After no winning POWERBALL® or MEGA MILLIONS® were sold for their latest drawings, both games have jackpots over $400 million.

As the jackpots continue to rise, the Delaware Lottery would like to remind everyone to play responsibly.

“It’s always exciting when one jackpot gets this high, let alone both,” said Vernon Kirk, Director of the Delaware Lottery. While we wish all Delaware Lottery players luck in the upcoming drawings, we want to remind everyone to always play responsibly.

MEGA MILLIONS® drawings are held every Tuesday and Saturday at 11:00PM EST. Ticket’s for tonight’s drawing are on sale until 9:45 PM EST.

POWERBALL® drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday night at 11:00PM EST. Ticket’s for Wednesday’s drawing are on sale until 9:45 PM EST on Wednesday.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call the Delaware Gambling helpline at 1-888-850-8888 or visit the Delaware Council on Gambling Problems, Inc. website at deproblemgambling.org. Free, professional, and confidential assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

About the Delaware Lottery:
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed $5.6 billion to the state’s General Fund to help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in Delaware. The Lottery offers a variety of games: POWERBALL®, MEGA MILLIONS®, LOTTO AMERICA®, MULTI-WIN LOTTO, LUCKY FOR LIFE®, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, Keno®, Sports Lottery and Instant Games, iGaming, Video Lottery and Table Games. Delaware Lottery game and promotional details are available at delottery.com, at licensed locations, and from the Lottery’s office in Dover.

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