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Mega Millions jackpot reaches $685 million and the LOTTO jackpot jumps to $1.049 million



Little Rock, Arkansas – Lottery players across the state are hoping to win one of three million dollar lottery games on the final Friday of the year in order to ring in the new year as a millionaire.

The Mega Millions jackpot for tonight’s drawing has been increased to $685 million, with an estimated cash value of $347.8 million, according to officials with the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

A winner of the Luck for Life jackpot, which will be picked at 9:30 p.m. tonight, has a chance to win $365,000 per year for the rest of their life.

The $300,000 Natural State Jackpot, which can only be played and won in Arkansas, will be selected at 8 p.m.

The newest jackpot winnings for the “Arkansas only” game, LOTTO, have reached $1.049 million and will be selected at 9 p.m. on Saturday.

On Saturday at 9:59 p.m., the Powerball jackpot, which has increased to $246 million, will also be selected.

According to the ASL, the jackpot for tonight’s Mega Millions drawing is the fourth-highest jackpot ever.