Big weekend for Mega Millions, Powerball

March 25, 2011 10:24:26 AM PDT
With jackpots of more than $312 million and $124 million, a lot of tickets will be flying out of machines for lotteries this weekend!

Heavy ticket sales in 42 states and the District of Columbia have pushed Friday night's Mega Millions jackpot even higher, as frenzied lottery players line up for a chance at a fortune.

The jackpot is now $312 million, up from the initial estimate of $304 million. The game has been without a top winner since the February 1st drawing.

In the most recent Mega Milllions drawing Tuesday, 26 people won the second prize of $250,000.

The winner numbers were: 1-14-35-50-53 and the Mega Ball was 43

You'll be able to see the Mega Millions drawing tonight during Action News at 11.

Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot is also in 9 figures for Saturday evening, at $125 million.

You can see the next Powerball drawing Saturday night during Action News at 11.