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DATE: Thursday, September 12, 2013
CONTACT: Sally Lunsford 785-296-5708

Large Weekend Jackpots!

Lottery players are excited about the very large jackpots up for grabs this weekend!  The Powerball jackpot stands at an estimated $317 million for Saturday after no ticket matched all numbers in last night's drawing.  Plus, any ticket that matches all numbers in tomorrow night's Mega Millions drawing will win or share a $119 million jackpot.

The largest-ever Powerball jackpot was $587.5 million, which was split between players in Arizona and Missouri in November 2012.  A Kansas player won a third of the record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot in March 2012.

Powerball and Mega Millions are each played in 47 lottery jurisdictions.

Super Kansas Cash, a Kansas-only game, has also rolled. The jackpot for Saturday is an estimated $980,000. Two tickets, one sold in northeast Kansas and the other in south central Kansas, matched the first five numbers last night and are worth $2,000 each. The winning numbers are 3-6-9-11-13 Cashball 11.

The Kansas Lottery encourages all players to sign the back of their tickets and keep them in a safe place before the drawings.  Players must be 18 to purchase tickets.


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