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Jackpots for Mega Millions and Powerball surpass a billion dollars

Someone lucky could win millions of dollars this week.
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Posted at 5:30 PM, Jan 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-12 18:31:34-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — With more than a billion dollars up for grabs, you may want to consider playing the lottery this week.

KRIS 6 News stopped by a couple of stores where there were lots of people buying tickets.

Most of the people we spoke with said they would use the money to pay bills or build a new house.

Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is worth an estimated $625 million.

If someone matches all six numbers, the estimated cash value of the jackpot is nearly $459 million.
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Don't forget about the Powerball drawing Wednesday night.

The jackpot has reached an estimated $550 million, with the cash value being around $411 million.
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