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Hoosier Lottery Combined Jackpots At $769 Million

Posted On August 11, 2017

By Travis Thayer 

(Indianapolis, Ind.) – Hit the jackpot in Indiana this weekend, and instantly become a millionaire.

The Hoosier Lottery has announced that its combined jackpots for its Mega Millions, Powerball and Hoosier Lotto drawings is estimated to be $769.3 million.

The $393 million Mega Millions jackpot will be drawn Friday night around 11:00 p.m. Odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 258,890,850.

On Saturday, the $356 million Powerball will be drawn along with the $20.3 million Hoosier Lotto.

Hoosier Lottery distributions benefit every county throughout Indiana. The Hoosier Lottery contributes $30 million annually to local police and firefighters’ pensions and $30 million annually to the Teachers’ Retirement Fund.

In 2016, the Hoosier Lottery also contributed $251.2 million to the Build Indiana Fund.