BOSTON (CBS) – The first of two large lottery jackpot drawings was scheduled for Friday night.

By Friday morning, the Mega Millions jackpot had risen to $312 million.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports on what the ‘dollars-to-donuts’ conversion would be if you won the jackpot

Powerball was advertising a $125 million prize for Saturday night’s drawing.

Odds are stacked against you.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens talks to State Treasurer Steve Grossman about the lottery’s benefits to local communities


Powerball’s odds are 1 in 195,249,054.

Mega Millions is 1 in 175,711,536.

Comments (2)
  1. Go4Gold says:

    It only costs a dollar.

    A slim chance is better then no chance.

  2. Francis says:

    I agree Go4Gold, I would rather be in it and have a prayer be the lucky bleep who wins. I will never make 312 million working paycheck to paycheck so one dollar is a cheap price to dream.

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