Powerball and Mega Millions Jackpots Soar

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The multi-state Powerball jackpot is at a record high 600-million dollars.

The Mega Millions jackpot is also at a staggering figure, 190-million dollars.

The 600 million dollar jackpot is the second largest ever in us lottery history.

Mega Millions hit 656-million dollars in March of 2012.

ABC News consulted a professional odds statistician who figured the chances of hitting both the Powerball and the Mega Millions is one in thirty quadrillion (1 in 30,000,000,000,000,000).

If no one wins Saturday’s Powerball, experts anticipate next drawing will be the first ever billion dollar jackpot.