Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots combine for $1.39 billion

The two giant jackpots just keep growing.
1:25 | 01/16/21

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Big money still up for grabs here, those two giant lottery jackpots just keep growing and janai has all the details on that. Janai, good morning. Good morning, so overnight that $750 million jackpot goes through another drawing without a winner. The massive megamillions prize now growing to $850 million. That is the second largest jackpot in game history and you still have a chance to win when the next megamillions drawing happens this Tuesday, but tonight, you could win big. Americans are lining up for the Powerball drawing. That's just hours away. That jackpot now sitting at a whopping $640 million and the multi-million dollar question, what will you do if you strike gold? So we spoke with a financial expert who said the best thing any lot to winner can do is make a game plan and make one fast. After uncle Sam takes his cut she suggests that winners team one experts to keep their money safe. So experts say make the most of the winnings in three step, legally protect it with a trust, set a plan with advisers to invest that money so it makes you more money then responsibly share it with those who need and deserve it. So get your plans together, guys, because if we win, we got to have an exit plan. We also need to buy the tickets first. That's right. Janai says if she wins big she's going to diversify by giving me a couple mill. I did not. I saw how you jumped on her this morning. I thought that's not happening. Not. Giving us all hope this morning, janai, thank you so

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