COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Education Lottery announced New Year's Eve that the jackpots for the Mega Millions and Powerball contests have risen again since no one won the lottery drawing the previous week.
The jackpots for both Mega Millions® and Powerball® are the second highest seen this year. The previous draws saw more than 34,000 winning tickets sold across the state. Mega Millions® jackpot odds: 1 in 303 million. Powerball® jackpot odds: 1 in 293 million.
The Mega Millions® drawing happens New Year’s Day at 11 p.m. and Powerball® draws Saturday at 10:59 p.m. You can watch the drawing on WLTX News19.