#N12BK: Lottery Madness

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Both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots are a combined $860 million.

The combined jackpots break records for the highest total ever.

MORE: Lottery results

Mega Millions will be drawn at 11 p.m. Friday, while Powerball draws Saturday morning.

Numbers will be drawn for a chance at the estimated $548 million Mega Millions prize.

The jackpot has been growing since July, when a group of California office workers won $543 million.

It only costs $2 to play the game, but the odds of instant wealth aren't good.

The chance of matching all six numbers and winning the jackpot is one in $302.5 million.

The $548 million jackpot refers to the annuity option, paid out over 29 years.

Most winners opt for cash, which for Friday night's drawing would be an estimated $309 million.

Mega Millions is played in 44 states as well as Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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