CHICAGO (AP) With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S.
The Powerball jackpot also has climbed. Its up to an estimated $620 million for Wednesdays drawing. That would make it the fifth-largest jackpot in U.S. history.
But much of the focus has been on Tuesdays Mega Millions drawing and what would be the largest jackpot prize in U.S. history.