Combined Powerball and Mega Millions Jackpots Climb to Nearly $800 Million


CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire Lottery players have the chance to win nearly $800 million between Mega Millions and Powerball drawings Friday and Saturday. The New Hampshire Lottery is expecting the Mega Millions jackpot to grow to $444 million for tomorrow night’s drawing and the Powerball jackpot to increase to $350 million for Saturday night’s drawing. Together, the two jackpots are expected to reach $794 million. (Estimated jackpot amounts are determined before taxes are withheld.)

The New Hampshire Lottery expects the Mega Millions one-time cash payout to increase to $281.1 million for Friday’s drawing and the Powerball one-time cash payout to jump to $221 million for Saturday’s drawing.

“With dueling Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots totaling nearly $800 million, our players have two tremendous opportunities to take home a life-changing prize or two,” said Charlie McIntyre, executive director, New Hampshire Lottery. “The two large jackpots are creating widespread excitement and anticipation, as we have seen brisk sales through iLottery as well as at our 1,400 retailers across the state. The time is now to get in on the action!”

The Mega Millions drawing results from Tuesday, May 28, were: 9-21-34-42-50 MB-21 with a Megaplier of 2.

Powerball drawing results from Wednesday, May 29, were: 3-32-34-42-61 PB-7 with a Power Play of 2.

The Powerball jackpot has been growing since March 27, when a Wisconsin man claimed a $768 million prize, which was the third-largest lottery jackpot on record. The Mega Millions jackpot has been growing since March 12, when a $50 million winning ticket was sold in Missouri.

Mega Millions drawings are held Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 PM and tickets are on sale until 9:50 PM tomorrow.

Powerball drawings are held Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 PM ET.

Tickets are on sale at more than 1,400 retailers statewide, as well as through iLottery. For more information and to play, visit

About New Hampshire Lottery
Since 1964, the New Hampshire Lottery has had a significant financial impact on the state. For the past 55 years, the New Hampshire Lottery has recorded more than $6.7 billion in lottery sales and other earnings, with over $4.5 billion paid in prizes and other cost of sales. Net proceeds to education total over $2 billion to date.

The New Hampshire Lottery Commission, located at 14 Integra Drive in Concord, currently manages all lottery operations in the state, including instant games, New Hampshire Powerball®, New Hampshire Mega Millions®, Tri-State Megabucks℠, Tri-State Pick3®/Pick4® Daily Numbers games, Gimme 5, Fast Play games, Lucky For Life®, KENO 603℠ and iLottery.