Powerball jackpot worth $384 million, Mega Millions $340 million

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Feeling lucky? 2018 could mean a big pay day for you!

The Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots are still up for grabs!

The Mega Millions is $340 million. The drawing will be Tuesday, Jan. 2.

The Powerball jackpot is now $384 million. The next drawing will be Wednesday, Jan. 3.

Experts say it’s extremely unusual to have both jackpots this high.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions is 1 in 259 million and the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 292 million.

Experts say it’s extremely unusual to have both jackpots this high.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions is 1 in 259 million and the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 292 million.

To put that in perspective, here are 8 things that are more likely to occur than winning the lottery :

  1. Dying from an asteroid strike: 1 in 74,817,414
  2. Getting killed by a terrorist act in the United States: 1 in 10,000,000
  3. Getting murdered during a trip to the Grand Canyon: 1 in 8,156,000
  4. Dying from chronic constipation: 1 in 2,215,900
  5. Becoming a movie star: 1 in 1,505,000
  6. Getting struck by lightning: 1 in 1,101,000
  7. Dying from a hornet, wasp or bee sting: 1 in 79,842
  8. Bowling a 300 game: 1 in 11,500

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