Powerball and Mega Millions Jackpots more than $300 million

'New Year's Eve' Powerball rolls over to $384 million; Mega Millions at $306 million, too

'New Year's Eve' Powerball rolls over to $384 million; Mega Millions at $306 million, too

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $306 million, the Colorado Lottery's website shows.

There were no winners in the early week drawings for Mega Millions and Powerball, bringing the combined jackpots up to $690 million.

The winning Powerball numbers were 3, 9, 16, 56, 60-and a Powerball number of 3.

The chance of winning both games is one in 88 quadrillion.

The cost of a Powerball ticket is $2.

As for Powerball, no one matched all the numbers in Wednesday's drawing, so the jackpot is expected to go over $384 million for Saturday's drawing.

In order to claim one's prize, the victor has to sign his/her name on the winning ticket and take it to an authorized lottery sales agent for validation.

Tickets for all of these drawings can be purchased at Massachusetts Lottery retailers throughout the state. Revamps to the country's two big lottery games in recent years decreased the odds of picking all the numbers needed for the top prize, though officials point out it has increased the number of winners who score smaller prizes that range from $1 million to $5 million, depending on the game.

The move was similar to one made by Powerball in October 2015.

Powerball numbers are drawn each every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59 p.m. ET.

While there was no grand prize victor, one ticket sold in Georgia matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. On Aug. 15, 2012, Donald Lawson, of Lapeer, won a $337 million Powerball jackpot.

"We are obviously thrilled with this tremendous stroke of good luck and are still getting our arms around what it means for us", Lindsay said upon winning. "In order to help manage what has already been a somewhat overwhelming process, we have engaged a number of financial, legal and other advisors to guide us and help us make the best decisions possible". In this photo, a customer buys Powerball tickets at Kavanagh Liquor in San Lorenzo, California, Jan. 13, 2016.

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