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DATE: Friday, December 22, 2017
CONTACT: Sally Lunsford 785-296-5708

Weekend Jackpots Flying High with Sleighs of Cash!

Any lottery player who hits a jackpot this weekend will be jingling more than bells - they'll be dashing away with a sleigh full of cash!

The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $300 million ($191.1 million cash option) for Saturday.  Mega Millions is right behind, with a $247 million jackpot ($155.2 million cash option).

Kansas Lottery players also have a great opportunity to receive a FREE $5 Lotto America ticket in the "Get 'Em Before They're Gone" two-day flash sale. From 5:00 a.m. December 22 through 8:59 p.m. December 23, any player who purchases a $20 Holiday Millionaire Raffle ticket will receive a FREE $5 Lotto America ticket. 

Saturday's Lotto America jackpot is estimated at $16.72 million ($10.64 million cash option). The Super Kansas Cash jackpot is estimated at $240,000 for Saturday night.

There were three winners of $2,000 prizes in the December 20 Super Kansas Cash drawing and two $1,000 winners in Lotto America. Also on December 20, one ticket matched both Red numbers 16 and 26 and both White numbers 1 and 10 in 2by2. The ticket, sold in south central Kansas, is worth $22,000!

The Kansas Lottery headquarters office in Topeka will be closed Monday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday and will reopen Tuesday, December 26 for players to claim prizes.

Merry Christmas and good luck from the Kansas Lottery!

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