Back-to-back lottery drawings this weekend each hold the potential of jackpots of more than $100 million.
On Friday night, the estimated $107 million MegaMillions jackpot will be drawn at 11 p.m. The cash value is $59 million. Tickets, at $1 each, must be purchased by 10 p.m. South Carolina has never had a MegaMillions jackpot winner. The odds are 1 in 259 million.
At 10:59 p.m. Saturday, an estimated $247 million Powerball jackpot will be drawn. With a cash value of $142.5 million, the odds are 1 in 176 million. Tickets are $2. South Carolina has had seven Powerball jackpot winners.