CHICAGO — More than half a billion dollars in jackpots are up for grabs this weekend. The Mega Millions jackpot rolled Tuesday night to $306 million for tonight’s drawing. Powerball stands at $384 million for Saturday’s drawing.

The winning numbers from Wednesday’s Powerball drawing were – 03 - 09 - 16 - 56 - 60 – and the Powerball number was 03. While there was no jackpot winner in Wednesday night’s drawing, Illinois players won more than 38,000 prizes, ranging from $2 to $50,000.

Get The Latest News!

Don't miss our top stories and need-to-know news everyday in your inbox.

Illinois residents, 18 and older, can purchase Mega Millions and all of the Illinois Lottery’s draw-based game tickets by using the Illinois Lottery’s mobile app. The free app (the first of its kind in the United States) is available for download on iOS and Android devices and offers any Illinois adult the chance to purchase lottery tickets on their smartphone. Players can also purchase their tickets online at and at nearly 8,000 retailers statewide.

Article continues after sponsor message


Current jackpot is $306 million; cash option of $191 million
Jackpots start at $40 million
Overall odds of winning the jackpot 1:305,575,350
Drawings are at 10 p.m. (CT) every Tuesday and Friday


Current jackpot at $384 million; cash option of $239.7 million
Jackpots start at $40 million
Overall odds of winning the jackpot 1:292,201,338
Drawings are at 9:59 p.m. (CT) every Wednesday and Saturday

Read More:

Dec 18, 2020 | Powerball and Mega Millions Currently Highest Jackpots In The World Dec 18, 2020

Aug 26, 2021 | Over Half a Billion in Lottery Prizes Up for Grabs Aug 26, 2021

Jan 8, 2021 | Illinois Lottery Jackpot Over Half A Billion Dollars For Tonight’s Drawing Jan 8, 2021

Sep 3, 2021 | Two Lottery Jackpots Worth $690 Million Total Up For Grabs This Weekend Sep 3, 2021

RBRadioLaunchGif"Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil" now playing on The Eagle, the Riverbend's only Classic Rock station. Check out Riverbender Radio Today and Listen to Win!