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Dueling jackpots continue to climb

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Both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots continue to grow.

The estimated jackpot for Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing is $122 million to a single annuity winner. The jackpot has rolled 10 times since Jan. 7.

Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment options: the $122 million annuity prize paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29 annual graduated payments; or the cash option, which is approximately $67 million, according to lottery officials.

It only takes $1 to play Mega Millions for a chance to win big. Players can multiply non-jackpot prizes with the Megaplier option for an additional $1 per play.

In addition, Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot is at an estimated $284 million to a single annuity winner. The Powerball jackpot began rolling Dec. 28 and has rolled 13 times now.

Powerball offers two jackpot payment options: the $284 million annuity prize paid over 29 years in 30 graduated payments; or the cash option, which is approximately $162 million, according to lottery officials.

Powerball tickets are $2 per play. Players can add the Power Play feature for an additional $1 per play to increase non-jackpot prize winnings.

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